SD Receiving Fewer Heating Assistance Applications

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has received slightly fewer applications from residents seeking help to pay heating bills than it did last year. The state’s administrator of the federal program says it’s likely the result of tightened eligibility requirements and mild fall weather. David Gall with the South Dakota Department of...
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Pierre School Board Legislative Forum December 10, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre School Board Holds Legislative Forum

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the Pierre School Board got a chance Monday to speak to lawmakers that will represent District 24 in the coming legislative session.  The annual Pierre School District Legislative Forum was held prior to the December school board meeting.  Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt told incoming Representatives Mary...
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River Cities Transit Buses (KGFX Photo)

$1.3 Million Dollars in Tribal Transit Funding to Come to South Dakota

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) South Dakota tribes are to receive $1.3 million dollars in funding to enhance public transit service on tribal lands.  South Dakota U.S. Senator Tim Johnson, who is the Senate Banking Committee Chairman, announced last week that five tribes will receive the grants for tribal transit programs.  The money...
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65 Units of Blood Donated for Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive

  FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department’s Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive went well for organizers-as more than 60 units of blood were given yesterday.  The department’s Joe Meligan says 65 total units were donated.  The annual blood drive is also known as the Guns vs. Hoses blood drive-as...
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