Susan Wismer Photo September 2014

Wismer Says She’d Fire Anyone Who Knew About Fraud

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Democrat running for South Dakota governor says that if elected she would fire anyone in state government who knew about reported fraud in the EB-5 investment program. State Rep. Susan Wismer, of Britton, says she’d also sue to get money from the former administrator of the program, Joop...
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NWS Says Some Communities Saw Record Low Maximum Temperatures Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says several record low maximum temperatures were set yesterday in parts of the state.  In Pierre, the high temperature yesterday only reached 53 degrees, which was lower than the previous coolest high-56 degrees set in 1965.  In Timber Lake, the previous lowest maximum...
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2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival Kicks Off Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Another year of planning is coming to a close for the 2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival. The festival will be centered in Fort Pierre at the Expo Center, but some activities linked to the event will take place in Pierre. Co-organizer Gary Heintz says Friday through Sunday will be...
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Work on Rotunda Stained Glass September 11, 2014 (Courtesy Photo)

Stained Glass Sections Filling the Capitol Rotunda Again

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Activity continues in the rotunda area of the State Capitol as workers have been putting restored stain glass sections back into that portion of the building the past few days. Conrad Schmitt Studios of Wisconsin has been in charge of the year-long project. It has involved taking out stained...
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