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District 24 Legislative Forum December 10, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

District 24 Lawmakers Hear Issues and Information at Pierre School District’s Legislative Forum

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The new Common Core academic standards and school finances were two of the main topics discussed at yesterday’s Legislative Forum, hosted by the Pierre School Board.  The forum, featuring the three lawmakers from District 24-Senator Jeff Monroe and Representatives Mary Duvall and Tim Rounds, was held before the board’s...
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SD Lawmaker Will Propose Repeal of Death Penalty

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state lawmaker who previously supported the death penalty says he will ask the 2014 South Dakota Legislature to repeal capital punishment. Rep. Steve Hickey of Sioux Falls, who also is a pastor, says he changed his mind on the death penalty after reviewing the Bible. He says he also...
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Water Main Breaks in Pierre Cause Service Outages in Two Neighborhoods Over Past Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A water main break in Pierre Monday resulted in an interruption to service in a western Pierre neighborhood.  City Construction and Operations Manager Lynn Patton says the water main break was reported on Lakewood Drive Monday evening.  More than 25 customers were impacted by the break in the six...
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SDNG's 152nd CSSB at July 6, 2013 Deployment (Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Beck)(RELEASED)

SDNG Says 152nd CSSB Arrived at Fort Hood, Texas This Morning

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota National Guard has announced that the 68 members of the Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion have returned to the U.S.-following service in Afghanistan. Major Anthony Deiss in the Guard’s Public Affairs Office says the soldiers returned to Fort Hood, Texas this morning. Deiss says the...
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