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Tribal Chairman, Governor & Officials at State Tribal Relations Day February 26, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

State Tribal Relations Day Held Wednesday in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brought the State-Tribal Relations Day to Pierre. The day’s activities are hosted by the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations. Some tribal leaders took part in a morning breakfast with Governor Dennis Daugaard, there were morning and afternoon listening sessions and a noon ceremony was held at the...
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State Capitol (View from North Side) (KGFX Photo)

SD Panel OKs Bill Against Dog Breed Specific Bans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel has advanced a bill to keep cities from passing policies that target specific dog breeds. The debate on Thursday lasted over an hour, pitting property rights against local control. The House Local Government Committee voted 10-3 to approve the bill. It has already been approved by...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Governor Cautious About Expanding Medicaid Himself

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he would be reluctant to expand the state’s Medicaid program without first getting the Legislature’s agreement. Daugaard last month asked federal officials to let South Dakota expand its Medicaid program in a way that would provide medical services to fewer people than envisioned in...
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Mobridge Ice Fishing Tournament

Mobridge Area Chamber Tourism Committee Gets New Ride

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)  The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is getting a new ride and it is called the “Walleye Wagon.” The new van has a picture wrap on it with a picture of the bridge and a large fish. The wrap was applied by Full-Throttle Graphics in Clark, S.D....
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