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Governor to Recognize Contributions to Rehabilitation, Employment of South Dakotans with Disabilities

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard will recognize a few individuals and employers next month for the contributions they have made to rehabilitating and employing South Dakotans with disabilities during a ceremony to be held in Pierre.  The ceremony will be held September 9 at the State Capitol.  The Governor’s Awards recipients...
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Hot Weather This Week Good for SD Row Crops

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Hot weather forecast for this week couldn’t come at a better time for South Dakota farmers with row crops in the fields. Officials say crops such as corn and sunflowers aren’t as mature as they should be, and they’re in need of hot weather to push them along. Temperatures in...
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SD Task Force to Meet on Medicaid Expansion Study

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state task force studying the possibility of expanding South Dakota’s Medicaid program will hold its final meeting this week. The task force will not recommend whether Medicaid should be expanded, but instead will identify the advantages and disadvantages of doing so. The panel meets Tuesday in Pierre to put...
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SD Lawmakers to Show Cattle at State Fair in Huron

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – About 15 state lawmakers are expected to try their hand at showing beef cattle at the South Dakota State Fair. The event on Aug. 31 in Huron is the fifth annual Legislative Beef Show. It is a friendly competition that pairs lawmakers with youth livestock exhibitors from their legislative districts....
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game August 17, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 18-21-46-54-56, Powerball: 23 Estimated jackpot: $60 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association:
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Former USD Law Professor Myers to Run for Governor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A former University of South Dakota law professor has announced plans to run for governor as an independent candidate. The Argus Leader reports that 77-year-old Mike Myers announced his bid on Friday. Myers taught health care law and elder law at USD for 23 years. He also served as...
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LRC Executive Board to Meet Monday at State Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Legislative Research Council’s Executive Board will hold its next meeting on Monday at the State Capitol.  The board is chaired by State Senator Ryan Maher of Isabel and Monday’s agenda includes an update from the South Dakota Investment Council and a report on the Capitol Stained Glass Project...
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Next KGFX Hometown Tour to Put the Spotlight on the Community of Kennebec!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) KGFX takes the Dakota Cruiser on the road again soon as our next Hometown Tour broadcast will take place in Kennebec.  This will be our first Hometown Tour broadcast in Kennebec in the seven year history of the program and we’re excited to get a chance to highlight the...
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Improvement Projects Continue Around Capitol Complex

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Several improvement projects have been underway this year for parking lots and other infrastructure that are found on and near the Capitol Complex in Pierre.  Mike Mueller of the South Dakota Bureau of Administration says one project starting soon involves work to ease access to South Dakota’s Cultural Heritage...
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Pierre Chamber Looking for Catchy Photos from Pierre/Fort Pierre Area for It’s Website

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce is making plans to update its website design and is looking for some Pierre and Fort Pierre pictures to use on the site.  Chamber CEO Laura Schoen Carbonneau says in a press release that the chamber is interested in visiting with anyone who...
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