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SD Nonfarm Industries Show Slight Growth in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The number of South Dakotans in nonfarm industries has grown very slightly since 2012. The Department of Labor and Regulation figures show that the number of wage and salaried workers in 2013 rose 1.4 percent in the state. Nationally the rate has gone up 1.7 percent. The South Dakota figures...
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Pierre Area Waterpark Committee Holds First Meeting of 2014

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A group that has been meeting to discuss the idea of bringing a waterpark to the City of Pierre decided yesterday to continue to forge forward with the effort. The Pierre Area Waterpark Committee is co-chaired by Becky Burke and Lance Fravel. The group took a few months’ break...
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DVA Pleased with Contacts Made So Far Through Operation Reaching All Veterans

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One employee with South Dakota’s Department of Veterans Affairs says an outreach project that started a few months ago is going well. Steve Oliva is a program manager for the Veterans Affairs Department and says “Operation Reaching All Veterans” is designed to identify and contact all South Dakota veterans...
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NWS Reports Colder Than Normal March

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says below normal temperatures continued across central and northeast South Dakota last month.  Average monthly temperatures ranged from two to five degrees below normal.  Pierre set an all-time record low temperature for March with -20 degrees below zero on March 1 and 2.  A week...
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