Kristi Noem at Capitol January 23, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Congresswoman Kristi Noem Addresses State Lawmakers During Pierre Visit Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem was in Pierre Wednesday and spent some time at the Capitol yesterday afternoon, speaking before the South Dakota Senate and House. The former South Dakota lawmaker said returning to the state’s capital gives her a chance to see so many familiar faces and is...
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Pierre Fire Department Logo (KGFX Photo)

PFD Called to Smoky Haze Wednesday in Conference Area of Ramkota-No Cause Found

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department spent about an hour and a half at a Pierre business Wednesday evening after reports that smoke was visible in a portion of the structure. Cory Hoffrogge Assistant Deputy Chief for the Pierre Fire Department says firefighters were summoned about 7:35 p.m. last night and were told a light...
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State Capitol (View from North Side) (KGFX Photo)

SD Budget Panel Discusses State Aid to Schools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature’s budget-writing committee is taking a look at state financial aid to school districts. The Joint Appropriations Committee is meeting Thursday to discuss the system used to distribute financial aid to schools. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proposed that state aid to schools be boosted by 3 percent...
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Close Up Photo of Stained Glass from Capitol Rotunda August 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Restoration of Capitol Rotunda Stained Glass Getting Closer to Completion

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Work is progressing on a restoration project involving stained glass from the rotunda of the South Dakota Capitol Building. The stained glass panels were removed from inside the Capitol dome last August and are being cleaned and restored at the Conrad Schmitt Studios near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mike Mueller of...
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