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SD Lawmakers Exploring Medicaid Expansion

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers from both parties have formed a special committee to learn more about the advantages and drawbacks of expanding Medicaid. The committee includes 19 lawmakers, including Republican and Democratic leaders from the House and Senate. They are requesting that a special hearing be held by a joint session...
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Local High School Robotics Team Wins Regional Championship

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local high school robotics team won a recent regional championship.  The local team was one of 23 teams that participated in the FIRST TECH Challenge event for high school robotics teams.  The team calls itself “LOADING” and includes members Halley Ketteler, Matt Darnall, Seth Snyder, Zyne Snyder, Nate...
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Go Green and Clean Committee Gathers to Plan Campaign for 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Last week brought a meeting in which a group of planners gathered to look at the 2013 Go Green and Clean Campaign for the City of Pierre.  The campaign was started in 2010 as a “call to service”.  In announcing the effort, Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill said each season...
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Storm Sewer Work to Begin in Southeast Pierre-Road Closures Go Into Effect Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre will be closing a street segment for an extended time starting today, as crews begin work to re-construct storm sewer on Lincoln Avenue just north of the Softball Complex in southeast Pierre.  The segment of Pawn Street between Lincoln Avenue and Izaak Walton Road is...
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