Four Honored as 2013 Region 2 HuntSAFE Instructor Team of the Year

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Four local residents were honored as the 2013 Region 2 HuntSAFE Instructor Team of the Year. Conservation Officer John Murphy says the HuntSAFE instructor team of Kevin Hipple, Karen Olson, Brian Lee and Tom Lee has a combined 69 years of teaching youngsters about safe gun handling and hunter...
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New Play Equipment to be Installed Saturday at LaBarge Park–Volunteers Needed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This coming Saturday brings a construction day for new playground equipment being put up at LaBarge Park in Pierre. The firefighter themed playground will be placed near Pierre Fire Station #3. Mindy Cheap-Recreation Superintendent for the City of Pierre says the new playground will be paid for in part...
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Daugaard Announces Railroads Are Committing Additional Grain Trains

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard announced Friday that railroad lines serving South Dakota shippers have committed to providing three additional grain trains per week.  Daugaard was notified of the commitment during a recent meeting in the nation’s capital with leaders from Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E) and the Canadian...
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Selby Man to Appear in Federal Court Tuesday on Child Sex Offense Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An initial appearance has been set for tomorrow afternoon for a former Walworth County prosecutor charged in federal court with sex offenses.  34-year-old Christopher Robert Jansen was indicted in U.S. District Court last week for one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Child and one count of Distribution of...
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