Attorney General Says SD Gets Nearly $100,000 in Settlement

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota is getting just under $100,000 as part of a national settlement with a Pennsylvania drug maker. Endo Health will pay almost $193 million to resolve claims that it improperly marketed the shingles treatment Lidoderm for unapproved uses such as treating lower back pain...
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Surf N Turf in Mobridge April 4th

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)  The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce’s Tourism Committee is gearing up for their Annual Surf N Turf event on Friday, April 4 at the Oahe Hills Golf Course. They are currently looking for any hunters and fishermen that have frozen game that they would like to donate to the...
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SD Governor Reappoints 4 to SD Conservation Commission

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has reappointed four members of the State Conservation Commission. Aaron Kiesz of Aberdeen will represent municipalities on the commission. Charlie Moe of Rosebud and Wayne Bunge of Rapid City will represent the tree industry, and Douglas Hansen of Webster will be a member at large...
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Rare Disease Awareness Day

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)  Friday is Rare Disease Awareness day.  The day is designated to bring education on diseases that are not common yet affect so many people. We sat down with Alana Bauer from Mobridge, S.D. to hear from her about her son Nehemiah who has Tuberous Sclerosis.  This is a group...
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U.S. Attorney Advises South Dakotans to Watch Their Personal Information; Tax Refund Scams Prevalent at This Time of Year

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The U.S. Attorney for South Dakota says people should be watching for tax refund scams at this time of year. Consumers are advised by U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson to keep an eye on their credit history for any indication that their personal information is being used by scammers to...
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Chairman Says Law Enforcement Continuing to Look Into Vandalism at Fort Thompson Church

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities are continuing to investigate a recent case of vandalism at a church in Fort Thompson. A break-in was reported at Cunkicaske Presbyterian Church where officials found vandals had struck. A reward was offered for information to find the culprits in the crime. Tribal Chairman Brandon Sazue says copper...
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State Tribal Relations Day Held Wednesday in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brought the State-Tribal Relations Day to Pierre. The day’s activities are hosted by the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations. Some tribal leaders took part in a morning breakfast with Governor Dennis Daugaard, there were morning and afternoon listening sessions and a noon ceremony was held at the...
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SD Panel OKs Bill Against Dog Breed Specific Bans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel has advanced a bill to keep cities from passing policies that target specific dog breeds. The debate on Thursday lasted over an hour, pitting property rights against local control. The House Local Government Committee voted 10-3 to approve the bill. It has already been approved by...
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SD Governor Cautious About Expanding Medicaid Himself

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he would be reluctant to expand the state’s Medicaid program without first getting the Legislature’s agreement. Daugaard last month asked federal officials to let South Dakota expand its Medicaid program in a way that would provide medical services to fewer people than envisioned in...
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Mobridge Area Chamber Tourism Committee Gets New Ride

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)  The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is getting a new ride and it is called the “Walleye Wagon.” The new van has a picture wrap on it with a picture of the bridge and a large fish. The wrap was applied by Full-Throttle Graphics in Clark, S.D....
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