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SD National Guard Wins Workplace Safety Award

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Safety Council has given the South Dakota National Guard awards for excellence in workplace safety and health. The Army and Air National Guard were among 59 employers who were recognized recently at the annual Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon. State Adjutant General Tim Reisch says the safety awards...
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SD Municipal League Denies Misuse of Public Funds

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Municipal League says it did not use public funds to support passage of a measure on this year’s ballot. Democratic state Rep. Peggy Gibson of Huron has asked state officials to investigate whether the organization that represents cities violated state law by allegedly using taxpayer dollars to...
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US Sen. Johnson Gives SD Democratic Party $70K

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson has given $70,000 to the South Dakota Democratic Party to help with the party’s campaign efforts. Johnson’s donation was reported in the party’s August campaign report filed with the Federal Election Commission. The Argus Leader reports there is no limit on how much money federal...
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RCPT Celebrates Expanded Facilities

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) At least 60 people attended an event that marked the recent completion of the expansion of the facilities for River Cities Public Transit in Pierre. The improvements were paid for with the help of about five million dollars from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Several officials were on hand...
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Missouri Shores Held Domestic Violence Vigil Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Missouri Shores Domestic Violence Center held a vigil at Capitol Lake Thursday to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence, its victims and survivors. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Two women spoke about domestic violence and how it has impacted their lives. One woman told the story...
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Snowplow Drivers Test Winter Driving Skills with Snowfighter ROADeo

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brought the South Dakota Department of Transportation’s annual Snowfighter ROADeo finals to Pierre. The event pitted the top snowplow drivers from the four regions of the state against each other as they checked their skills driving plows through a course at the DOT complex on Garfield Avenue. Drivers...
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SD Man Pleads Not Guilty to Kidnapping Daughter

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man accused of kidnapping his daughter and killing her dog in front of her has pleaded not guilty to felony charges including aggravated kidnapping. The Daily Republic newspaper reports prosecutors have dropped an attempted murder charge against 35-year-old Clinton Brown, of Presho. Authorities allege Brown was under...
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G F & P Honors Staff with Award of Appreciation and Teamwork Award

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Staff members of Oahe Downstream Recreation Area and a Pierre man were honored recently by the Game, Fish and Parks Department’s Division of Parks and Recreation. Al Nedved was given an Award of Appreciation. Doug Hofer, state Parks and Recreation director says that Nedved received the award for going...
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Pierre Man Sentenced for Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man convicted of four counts of Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds was sentenced last week in federal court in Pierre. 70-year-old Charles M. Ross of ScatterGun Lodge was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation, $28,000 restitution, a $1,000 fine and a $40 special assessment to the...
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Boys and Girls Club Purchase Items for iClub with Turner Grant Funds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Youngsters who attend the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area now have new equipment to use, thanks to a purchase made possible through the 2012 Turner Grant Fund. The Boys and Girls Club used $3,460 to purchase a smart board, a set of wireless game buzzers, five...
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