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Health Care Workers Discuss Medicaid Expansion

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Access to health care professionals and reimbursement options were among the topics discussed at a meeting of a state task force studying the possibility of expanding Medicaid in South Dakota. The 29-member panel appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard is made up of lawmakers, medical facilities directors and other health...
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Annual Missouri River/Lake Sharpe Clean Up Coming July 10

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) July 10 will bring the annual Missouri River/Lake Sharpe Clean Up to the Pierre area.  Organizers are putting together a list of volunteers to pick up litter and debris along the river as part of the cleanup day.  Last year, nearly 5,000 pounds of debris was collected within a...
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Sobriety Checkpoints Planned in July

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) As it does each month, the South Dakota Highway Patrol will have a series of sobriety checkpoints in July.  The checkpoints are scheduled in 18 counties across the state.  In central and western South Dakota, some counties that will be included next month are Jackson, Walworth, Tripp, Hughes, Stanley,...
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New Reservation Process in Place for Steamboat Park Amphitheater

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre reminds area residents that a new reservation process is in place for the use of Steamboat Park Amphitheater.  Reservations for the amphitheater will be taken after July 13.  The facility had to be repaired and updated after the 2011 flood and because of that-a new...
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