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Avera St. Mary’s Foundation Holds Annual Gala to Help with Screening Colonoscopies

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Avera St. Mary’s Foundation held its annual gala Friday with this year’s event geared toward helping people pay for screening colonoscopies. The foundation pledged up to $50,000 of money it raised Friday to pay up to $500 in out-of-pocket expenses for those who schedule their screening before the end...
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Police Investigate Vehicle Stolen in Pierre Over the Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is looking for a vehicle that was reported stolen over the weekend.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told about the stolen vehicle Saturday morning just before 8:00 a.m.  Authorities are searching for a 1994 Blue Chevrolet C2500 pickup with South Dakota license...
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SD Panel OKs Background Checks for Economic Agency

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee has passed a bill to require background checks of officers and employees of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Representatives voted unanimously Monday to support the measure. An amendment introduced in the committee hearing replaced the entire content of the bill. It previously...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Revenue Likely to Fall Short of Governor’s Projections

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State economists predict South Dakota’s revenue collections next year will fall short of projections made when Gov. Dennis Daugaard proposed his state budget in December. Economists for the Legislature and the governor’s budget office say ongoing state revenue from taxes and other general revenue is likely to be $4 million...
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