Pierre School Board July 11, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre School Board Okays New School Bids in Third Round Request

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) After re-bidding parts of a new elementary project for a third time, the Pierre School Board yesterday approved two bids. The board chose to ask for another round of bids for the general construction of a new elementary and for concrete paving work-after awarding the bids in a second...
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Corn Prices in South Dakota Up 2 Cents Per Bushel

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Agriculture Department says the preliminary corn price is up 2 cents per bushel from last month. The South Dakota office of the National Agriculture Statistics Service says the May price is $4.21 per bushel. Preliminary winter wheat prices are up 36 cents to $7.09 a bushel. Spring...
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SD Agencies Draw 20 Percent Fewer Summer Interns

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota state agencies will welcome about 20 percent fewer interns to Pierre this summer. The number of internships dropped from 251 last year to 202 in 2014. Bureau of Human Resources Commissioner Laurie Gill says each agency determines how many interns to hire according to need, budget and existing...
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Martin Teen Murder Suspect Will be Tried as Adult

MARTIN, S.D. (AP) – A Martin teenager accused of bludgeoning a man to death in November 2012 will be tried as an adult. Matthew Libby was 17 when he was indicted on murder and other charges in the Nov. 8, 2012, slaying of 48-year-old Albert Apple Sr. His attorneys sought to move the case...
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