Close up of Governor Bill Janklow's Statue June 2013

Friday to Bring Installation of Statues for Governors Janklow and Wollman

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two more statues of former South Dakota Governors will be placed along what is being called the “Trail of Governors” in Pierre tomorrow.  The likenesses of former Governors Bill Janklow and Harvey Wollman were unveiled in June during a ceremony at the state capitol.  Janklow’s statue will be placed...
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May 2013 Kristi Noem Headshot

House Passed Water Development Bill Includes Noem’s Flood Communication Provision

WASHINGTON, D.C. (DRG News) – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that requires the Army Corps of Engineers to set up procedures to better communicate with the public when there is a high risk of flooding on bodies of water it manages, including the Missouri River.  South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem authored...
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JR LaPlante Photo (Courtesy of SD Department of Tribal Relations Website)

LaPlante Chosen as President for Governor’s Interstate Indian Council

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Delegates to the Governor’s Interstate Indian Council (GIIC) in Tulsa, Oklahoma elected South Dakota’s Secretary of Tribal Relations to serve as the organization’s President for 2013-2014.  J.R. LaPlante was chosen for the council’s leadership position on September 27.  LaPlante says a in a press release that he is humbled...
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Three More Locations Added to Community Gathering Schedule for SD Ranch Families Hurt by Livestock Losses

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) Three more meetings have been added to gatherings already scheduled for South Dakota ranch families impacted by this month’s blizzard.  The series of meetings starts tomorrow in Union Center at the Community Center; plus there will be a meeting in Faith at the Legion Hall on Saturday and...
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