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Flags to be Half Staff at Capitol for Former State Lawmaker

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials say former state legislator John B. Heilman Jr. of Miller has died. The South Dakota governor’s office says Heilman died Tuesday at the age of 92. He served from 1953-1954 in the South Dakota House of Representatives. Governor Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags lowered to half-staff at the...
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Fort Pierre Council Sets Vote on One Part of Riverfront Development-Turns Down Second Referral Effort

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre City Council Wednesday set the date for a special election to be held next month that is linked to a portion of the proposed Riverwalk Landing project.  The council rejected a second set of petitions on zoning changes and a deferred development fee.  Mark and...
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Stanley County’s War Creek Road Reopens/Highway Segment in Corson County Remains Closed

UNDATED – (DRG News) War Creek Road in southern Stanley County is now open to traffic.  The roadway was closed recently after it washed out.  Stanley County Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan says a detour has been created around the wash out and the detour will remain in place for the next few months.  The...
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Pierre Awarded Medals by National League of Cities for Reaching Health and Wellness Goals

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre and Mayor Laurie Gill have been recognized by the National League of Cities for efforts to complete goals for “Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties” (LMCTC).  Two medals, a gold and silver, were given to Pierre for work done to improve access to healthy affordable...
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