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John Lopez at Installation for Governor Mellette Statue July 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Statue Artist Talks About Arthur Mellette Statue and TOG Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Friday brought the installation of two more statues in Pierre which depict past South Dakota Governors.  Art pieces honoring former Governors Arthur Mellette and Frank Farrar were put in place at two locations in Pierre on Friday morning.  The first to be added to what is being called the...
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Cultural Heritage Center

State Historical Society and Smithsonian Holding Teachers Workshop This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A four day teacher workshop, led by a Smithsonian EdLab educator will be held this week at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.  The workshop is sponsored in part by the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society, and features the theme “Mission Possible: Teaching in the 21st...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

Attorney General Warns of Transient Paving and Roofing Scams Targeting the State

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota consumers and business owners are being reminded about transient paving and roofing scams that are targeting the state.  Attorney General Marty Jackley says the Consumer Protection Division and local Law Enforcement across the state have been getting complaints about out-of-state transients going door-to-door promising low estimates; supposedly...
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Handcuffs and Key

Nebraska Man Arrested Friday in Pierre for Two Separate Incidents

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Nebraska man was arrested Friday morning for two separate incidents.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called to Griffin Park Friday morning about 8:30 a.m. where they were told someone was trying to shut off working sprinklers.  Park staff had indicated that the person was acting...
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