City and Challengers React to Results of Tuesday’s Special Election in Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Voters in Tuesday’s Fort Pierre special election gave their approval to ordinance changes made by the Fort Pierre City Council that impact a proposed riverside development.  396 voters said they agreed that the amendments to the ordinances that were made in May by the council should be approved...
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Official Says State Park Revenue Up from Last Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Parks and Recreation Director Doug Hofer says total state park revenue through the end of June was up nearly 5 percent from the same period a year ago. Hofer says the number of park entrance licenses sold has dropped slightly from a year ago, probably because of the...
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Fort Pierre Special Election Unofficial Results Tallied

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Results are in for today’s election in Fort Pierre. Voters affirmed a May decision by the city council dealing with a portion of the Riverwalk Landing project. Yes votes totaled 396 and 269 citizens voted no. 665 of the city’s 1,598 registered voters cast ballots today which city...
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SD Tribes Focus on Creating Own Foster Care System

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Tribal members from South Dakota gathered Monday in Rapid City to discuss how they could form their own tribal-run foster care system. The Rapid City Journal reports that foster care among Native American children was the main topic of morning conversation during the first day of a three-day meeting...
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