SD Department of Agriculture

SDDA to Hold Office Tours as Part of 110th Anniversary This Month

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This year marks the 110th anniversary for the South Dakota Department of Agriculture.  A legislative commemoration was offered last month by a handful of lawmakers to bring attention to the department’s many years of service to the state’s farmers and ranchers.  In honor of the anniversary, the department will...
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Pierre Courtroom Doors (KGFX News)

Pierre Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge and Resisting Arrest

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges including Aggravated Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer and Resisting Arrest.  38-year-old Kevin Turkey was arrested last October after Pierre Police responded to a loud noise complaint.  As police tried to arrest him, allegations are that Turkey resisted and police...
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Solem Public Safety Center and Pierre Police Department

Two New Communications Officers Hired for Pierre Police Department

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two new Communications Officers have been added to the Pierre Police Department’s Central South Dakota Communications Center.  Pierre Police Chief Bob Grandpre says Communications Officer Maggie Murphy began training on February 20 and Jamie Pesicka started training on Monday.  They will both complete three weeks of initial in-house training...
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Linda Daugaard

First Lady Linda Daugaard to Speak Tonight at Cen-Kota Republican Women Event

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Cen-Kota Republican Women will meet tonight in Fort Pierre and the gathering will feature special guest speaker First Lady Linda Daugaard.  The First Lady will speak about the work done by the South Dakota Infant Mortality Task Force.  Club President Teresa Bray says the group comes together...
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