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Mellette County State’s Attorney Honored at Recent Meeting for State’s Attorneys from South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One of central South Dakota’s state’s attorneys has received an award during the recent meeting of the South Dakota State’s Attorneys Association.  Mellette County’s State’s Attorney Mick Strain was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Also given an award was Lawrence County State’s Attorney John Fitzgerald-who received the South...
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DOT Says Repair Work to Start on Certain Road Segments in Hughes County Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation will start work to repair concrete pavement and resurface asphalt on Highway 14 in Hughes County next week.  The DOT says crews will repair the pavement and reshape shoulders on parts of Sioux Avenue in Pierre and on Highway 14 from seven miles...
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Fire Leaves Extensive Damage to Storage Building on PILC Campus

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A pole-barn type building at Pierre Indian Learning Center was damaged in a fire yesterday.  The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department was called to the report of a shed fire on the southeast corner of the campus about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says shortly after they...
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Quirk in Health Law Will Affect Few in Dakotas

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A quirk in the federal health care law that could force tens of thousands of people who identify as Native American to start paying for insurance or pay a fine isn’t expected to affect many in the Dakotas. Enrolled members of federally recognized tribes are exempt from the Affordable Care...
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