American Red Cross Disaster Relief Vehicle November 12, 2014

Red Cross Has Multi-Agency Resource Center Open for Fire Victims at Methodist Church

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The American Red Cross has opened a Multi-Agency Resource Center for those impacted by Tuesday’s hotel fire in Pierre.  The center is open until 5:00 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church-the same location that the Red Cross has a shelter for fire victims.  Richard Smith, Executive Director for...
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Railroad Track

Thune Talks About Visit by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was in South Dakota Tuesday to discuss transportation initiatives with state officials and to see firsthand the need for rail repairs. Foxx joined U.S. Senator John Thune and Governor Dennis Daugaard in riding the rails. He traveled some stretches that have been repaired with...
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Shawn Springer on June 28, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Appeal Denied in Pierre Taxi Driver Death Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Supreme Court has declined to reduce the sentence of a man serving 261 years for his role in the 1996 shooting death of a Pierre taxi driver. Shawn Springer is now 35 years old. He was 16 at the time of the robbery and killing of cab driver...
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Piggy Bank on Books-Saving for College

College Board: College Prices Continue to Go Up

WASHINGTON (AP) – Time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again this year, the College Board said today. When adjusted for inflation, students are paying more than triple what students paid 30 years ago to attend a public, four-year institution and about 2.5 times more...
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