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South Dakota Public Libraries Receive Accreditation

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Eleven South Dakota public libraries were honored at a recent ceremony for being accredited by the South Dakota State Library in 2013. Public libraries are accredited at one of three levels: Essential, Enhanced or Exemplary. Of the eleven facilities receiving accreditation last year, area libraries include the Faith Public/School...
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Emergency Dispatchers

South Dakota Dispatchers Graduate from Basic 9-1-1 Certification

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 14 dispatchers from across the state graduated from the South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy last Friday.  Two Central South Dakota Communications Center staff members-Tish Nickelson and John Waggoner-were among the graduates.  All graduates of the Basic 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Certification Program must complete a two week program.  The certification...
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State Capitol

Panel OKs Allowing Concealed Guns in SD Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House Transportation Committee has voted 8-5 to support a bill allowing people with concealed carry permits to bring firearms in the state Capitol building. The same committee voted 10-3 to kill another bill that would have allowed those with permits to keep guns in their parked cars,...
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Annette Bosworth (From Bosworth for Senate Website)

Bosworth Raises $315K in 4Q But Debt Exceeds Cash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican Senate candidate Annette Bosworth’s latest Federal Election Commission filing shows she had nearly $250,000 cash on hand at the end of the year but owed $255,000 in debt, mostly to direct mail companies. FEC documents posted Tuesday show that the Sioux Falls physician took in just more than...
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