Capitol Inn and Suites November 12, 2014

Fire at Capitol Inn Called “Out” But Firefighters Watching for Flare Ups

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities indicate that the fire at the Capitol Inn and Suites is officially out, but the scene of the fire remains secured by law enforcement officers and a small squad of firefighters is still at the site this evening. Pierre Police Chief Dave Panzer says most fire units were...
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Illinois Man Hurt Tuesday Morning in Hunting Related Incident Near Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Illinois man was wounded yesterday in what authorities believe was a hunting accident near Pierre. Sergeant Darin Johnson with the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office says three men were waterfowl hunting Tuesday morning and one of the three was hurt when he was hit by a shotgun blast. Johnson...
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South Dakota’s New Tribal Relations Secretary Comments on the Job

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) October 28 was the first day on the job for South Dakota’s new tribal relations secretary.  Steve Emery was named to replace former secretary J.R. LaPlante who resigned from the position in April to take a job as an assistant U.S. attorney in Sioux Falls.  Emery says he was...
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SD Capitol January 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Two South Dakota Cabinet Secretaries to Retire

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Two South Dakota cabinet secretaries will retire over the next two months. Secretary of Health Doneen Hollingsworth and Secretary of Game, Fish and Parks Jeff Vonk have announced their scheduled departures from the cabinet of Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Hollingsworth plans to leave her position Dec. 12. She’s led the Department...
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