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SD House Panel Approves Sale of 85-Octane Fuel

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative committee has approved a bill allowing the continued sale of 85-octane gasoline in western South Dakota. The House Commerce Committee voted unanimously to pass the measure after a compromise was reached on how the low-octane fuel would be described on a warning label placed on pumps. A state...
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NTSB Issues Factual Report on August 28 Plane Crash at Pierre Regional Airport

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Transportation Safety Board has completed a factual report on an August plane crash that killed the pilot of the experimental airplane. 69-year-old Paul Lee of Pierre died in the August 28 accident, which occurred while Lee’s plane was taking off from the Pierre Regional Airport. The report...
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Teachers from Todd and Shannon County School Districts Part of List of Ten Educators Receiving National Board Certification

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Ten South Dakota classroom teachers are among nearly 4,900 elementary and secondary school teachers from across the United States who achieved National Board Certification in 2012. South Dakota’s 2012 recipients include three from the Todd County School District; Sandra Dalton, Amy Engel and Denise Farley; as well as Lee Ann...
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RCPT Asking for Customer Patience While Some Employees Recover from Flu

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The flu bug has been impacting schools and businesses in recent weeks; and one Pierre area business is asking for the public’s understanding as several of its workers are out sick today.  Ron Baumgart of River Cities Public Transit says the transit company has more than ten employees who...
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