Teacher and Student In A Classroom At School

Armour, Rutland, Kadoka Have Top Public Schools

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Students at Armour High School, Rutland Junior High and Kadoka Area’s Midland Elementary have bragging rights. The South Dakota Department of Education says they are the best public schools in the state for the School Performance Index, now in its second year. It grades schools on a 100-point scale...
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Janet Moreland at Oahe Downstream Recreation Area July 31, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Woman Making Solo Kayak Trip from Montana to Missouri Makes Stop in Pierre Area Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Columbia, Missouri woman arrived in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area yesterday as she continues her solo effort to kayak the Missouri River from its source to St. Louis.  56-year-old Janet Moreland says she just recently graduated from college and received a teaching degree for middle school social studies and...
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Paws Animal Rescue

Volunteer Open House Planned at Paws Animal Shelter Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Now that the new shelter for Paws Animal Rescue is open in northeast Pierre, a volunteer open house is planned to add more people to the list of those who help care for the dogs and cats at the facility.  Betty Truax, who has volunteered with the animal rescue...
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SDNG's 152nd CSSB at July 6, 2013 Deployment (Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Beck)(RELEASED)

152nd Support Group Keeps in Touch with the Deployed Guard Unit’s Family Members

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) About a month after a deployment ceremony was held in Pierre, members of the South Dakota National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion are still said to be in Fort Hood, Texas for training, prior to starting about a half year stint of service in Afghanistan.  About 70 soldiers...
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