Pierre School Board July 11, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre School Board Approves Addendum to Purchase Agreement for Property for a New School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) As part of a Monday special meeting, the Pierre School Board approved an amendment to a real estate purchase agreement for the site of a new elementary building. The district is buying about 10.4 acres of property from Midwest Development. The land is located north of Beck Motors. At Monday’s meeting,...
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Pierre City Auditorium March 25, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre City Auditorium to be Demolished Within The Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Demolition work will start within the next week on Pierre’s city auditorium. The building was closed to the public in May of 2011 after structural issues were noted. The city commission approved Briggs Trucking and Construction’s bid for the demolition work earlier this year. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says...
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Stanley County Buffalos Sign

Stanley County School Board Okays Plan to Tear Down Former K-2 Elementary Lunchroom

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County District’s School Board has decided that a portion of the old elementary school building that was left standing, will now be demolished. The process to tear down the 50-year-old elementary building started last month following completion of a new building and plans were to leave...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Gov. Daugaard Kicks Off Re-election Campaign

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he’s made the tough choices during his first term leading South Dakota, taking a $127 million structural deficit and bringing the state budget into a surplus. Daugaard on Tuesday asked voters for four more years at the helm, officially kicking off his re-election campaign with...
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