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Arthur Mellette Statue Being Put in Place July 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Local Woman Who Gave to TOG Project Pleased with Mellette Statue She Helped Fund

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One of the donors for a statue that was put up Friday as part of the Trail of Governors project says she is pleased with how the artwork looks now that it’s displayed in Pierre.  April and Matthew Smart donated $34,000 for Governor Arthur Mellette’s statue.   It was erected...
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John Lopez at Installation for Governor Mellette Statue July 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Statue Artist Talks About Arthur Mellette Statue and TOG Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Friday brought the installation of two more statues in Pierre which depict past South Dakota Governors.  Art pieces honoring former Governors Arthur Mellette and Frank Farrar were put in place at two locations in Pierre on Friday morning.  The first to be added to what is being called the...
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Cultural Heritage Center

State Historical Society and Smithsonian Holding Teachers Workshop This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A four day teacher workshop, led by a Smithsonian EdLab educator will be held this week at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.  The workshop is sponsored in part by the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society, and features the theme “Mission Possible: Teaching in the 21st...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

Attorney General Warns of Transient Paving and Roofing Scams Targeting the State

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota consumers and business owners are being reminded about transient paving and roofing scams that are targeting the state.  Attorney General Marty Jackley says the Consumer Protection Division and local Law Enforcement across the state have been getting complaints about out-of-state transients going door-to-door promising low estimates; supposedly...
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