Riggs High School First Lady and Governor 2014 (Courtesy Photo)

Riggs High School’s Homecoming Coronation Held Monday…Homecoming Week Continues

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Congratulations to Dagne Ode and Grant Erwin-they were named First Lady and Governor at yesterday’s Riggs High School Homecoming coronation.   The list of Homecoming royalty included First Lady candidates Kimberly Coats, Brittni Faddoul, Payton Gall and McKenna Halverson.  The Governor candidate list included Jamaal Covey, Connor Jallo, Jace Jerome...
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Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

Jury Selection Continues Today in Winner for Murder Trial

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Jury selection continues today in Winner for the trial of a Pierre teen charged with the 2012 shooting death of another teenager.  18-year-old Braiden McCahren has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.   Yesterday brought the first day of jury selection.  Special prosecutor Michael Moore says the jury...
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Dollars and Dollar Sign

SD Gets $1.2M for Unemployment Insurance Programs

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has received more than $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve the state’s unemployment insurance programs. The federal agency says the money will allow the state to adopt new technologies and ensure payments are given to those eligible to receive them. Secretary of Labor Thomas...
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South Dakota High School Students Earn Dual Credit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Education says almost 780 high school students have enrolled in the state’s reduced-cost dual credit program to earn credit at public universities and technical schools. The board heard a report Monday that shows the juniors and seniors are on track to earn more than 4,000...
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