Governor and Ag Secretary to be Featured on Monday’s SD Perspective

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday afternoon brings the September broadcast for the monthly program South Dakota Perspective to select Dakota News Network affiliates.  Tune in at 2:05 p.m. Monday afternoon when we’ll be joined by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard.  The guest for the second half of Monday’s program will be the Secretary...
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Investigation Being Conducted Following Death of Baby in Pierre Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. - (DRG News) The Hughes County State’s Attorney has ordered an autopsy following the death of an infant male Tuesday in Pierre.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says emergency responders were summoned to a residence in the 2400 block of East Irwin Tuesday afternoon about 5:20 p.m. where it was said an infant...
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Judge's Gavel, Scales and Law Book

Court Rules Against Reporter in Death Records Suit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A judge ruled against a journalist in a lawsuit seeking more information about the death of former state economic development director Richard Benda. Circuit Judge Kathleen Trandahl says Attorney General Marty Jackley was justified in not releasing details into Benda’s death out of privacy concerns for his daughter. Journalist...
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Daugaard Proclaims September as Honey Month in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed September as Honey Month in South Dakota. South Dakota ranks among the top five honey producing states with 225 beekeepers who maintain 324,000 colonies. The soil, topography and weather during the summer have led South Dakota to cash in on the honey business. The state’s...
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