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Glass from Capitol Rotunda Being Removed for Restoration

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Workers began removing stained glass panels from the Capitol Rotunda dome in Pierre on August 19, 2013.  The glass pieces, along with segments from the Senate and House chambers and the barrel vault above the grand staircase, will be sent to Wisconsin over the coming months to be cleaned,...
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John Zilverberg Welcomed Back to SD from Senior Games on 100th Birthday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) After spending time competing at the 2013 National Senior Games in Cleveland, Ohio, a Highmore man was welcomed back to South Dakota on what was his 100th birthday on August 2, 2013.  John Zilverberg was greeted by friends, family and well-wishers at the Pierre Regional Airport.  The group sang...
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Crazy Days and Light Up the Night to be Held 8/2 and 8/3!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Downtown Pierre hosts Crazy Days and Light Up the Night activities August 2 and 3.  The Historic Pierre Street Association is sponsoring all the fun!  There will be sidewalk sales both days at businesses along Pierre Street.  You can also take in a cake walk, Indian tacos, shimmer tattoos,...
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…the 2013 Winner of the Harley Raffle Was…

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An annual Harley raffle drawing was held July 25, 2013 at Steamboat Park in Pierre, following a picnic for all those who purchased tickets for the motorcycle.  The event sells out each year and raises money for the Capital Area United Way and the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Arthur Mellette Statue Installed for TOG Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two statues were installed in Pierre, South Dakota July 19, 2013 as part of the Trail of Governors Project.  One of the statues, that of Governor Frank Farrar, was placed in front of First National Bank.  The other (shown here) was Governor Arthur Mellette, which was placed in an...
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SDDOH Offers West Nile Reminders

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Public service announcements have been created for the South Dakota Department of Health to remind South Dakotans of the importance of West Nile virus prevention.  The SDDOH says that in the past, at least 90 percent of the state’s West Nile cases have occurred between mid-July and mid-September.  Find...
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SDANG’s 152nd Escorted to Airport Before Leaving SD July 7, 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 68 members of the South Dakota National Guard’s 152 Combat Sustainment Support Battalion were escorted on three buses by a group of veterans on motorcycle through Pierre as they made their way to the Pierre Airport July 7, 2013 to head to Fort Hood, Texas.  The soldiers will...
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FPFD Fireworks Show Wows Pierre/Fort Pierre

The Fort Pierre Fire Department put on another great fireworks display July 4, 2013.  Here’s a short segment of the show taken from the Grandstand of the Stanley County Fairgrounds.
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Fire Burns Behind Downtown Pierre Business June 26

Pierre Firefighters responded to a fire that broke out in some cardboard behind Capital City Sports on June 26, 2013.
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New School Building Coming to Gettysburg!

KGFX’s Jeri Thomas talked with Gettysburg School Superintendent Tim Hagedorn on June 19, 2013 about the district’s new school building that will be constructed.  
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