South Dakota Ends Another Budget Year with Surplus

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says South Dakota wrapped up its third straight budget year with a surplus.  The state general fund budget on June 30 had $2.6 million more revenue than legislators predicted in March. And spending was $7.2 million less than expected. The net result was almost $10 million put...
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KGFX Brings Hometown Tour to Eagle Butte

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) KGFX brought another “Hometown Tour” program to the airwaves Wednesday, July 9…this time from Eagle Butte!  KGFX’s Scott Lane talked with a number of guests about events planned for Eagle Butte’s Hometown Days.  Thanks to our host-State Bank of Eagle Butte…and to everyone in Eagle Butte for a...
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FEMA Denies Individual Aid in Wake of SD Storms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota residents impacted by recent flooding and a tornado will not be eligible for federal aid. The state Department of Public Safety says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied the state’s request for individual assistance. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate told the state in a letter that the...
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N.Y. Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man who was convicted in federal court for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced last week. 38-year-old Shawn George was ordered to spend two years in prison, five years of supervised release and must pay a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. George...
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