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New Rules on Autism Advance to Public Hearing

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Education has authorized public hearings on rule changes pertaining to students with autism and other disabilities. Panelists voted unanimously on Monday to support the first reading of the proposed rules. They still must be reviewed by the public and by the Legislative Research Council for...
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Search Continues to Fill Two Patrol Openings with Pierre PD

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two new officers were sworn in to the Pierre Police Department last week. Now part of the department are Justin Harmon and Drew Heaton. Both come from families which have backgrounds in law enforcement careers. New department Captain Derald Gross oversees the patrol division. Gross says when looking for...
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Stanley County Getting New High School/Middle School Principal Soon

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The new high school/middle school principal for Stanley County is preparing to begin work full time in the next few weeks. Former principal Timothy Hollar resigned in May and new principal Thomas O’Boyle has been hired to take over the job. O’Boyle was born and raised in Des...
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DOT Holding Meeting on Missouri River Bridge Replacement Study Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A public open house and information meeting is coming up in about two weeks-as part of the Missouri River Bridge Replacement Study. The current bridge between Pierre and Fort Pierre was built in the early 1960′s and is nearing the end of its lifespan. Plans call for a new...
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