Washington Elementary School Teacher Named 2014 Investor in Education

A Special Education instructor at Washington Elementary School in Pierre was named the 2014 Investor in Education today. Cindy Fiechtner was given the award in her classroom this morning by BankWest Chairman, President and CEO Charles Burke III. Fiechtner received a crystal award and certificate, along with a $1,500 professional development grant from BankWest....
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Donors Needed! UBS Holding Blood Drives in Blunt, Onida and Pierre This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) United Blood Services is holding three blood drives in the area this week. Officials with UBS indicate that recent wintry weather and illness have been taking a toll on donations. Donor Recruitment Representative Abbie Titze says donor numbers were down during harvest and the recent cold spell is also...
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Fort Pierre Christmas Tree Being Harvested from Pierre November 17, 2014

Christmas Tree Placed in Downtown Fort Pierre for Annual Holiday Display

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Fort Pierre is beginning to look Christmas-y as a large pine tree is now located in the downtown area of town. The Fort Pierre Economic Development Corporation and AGE Corporation moved a tree from a home on South Garfield Avenue in Pierre to Fort Pierre-near...
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Weiland Pitches Donors to Continue Election Fight

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland doesn’t appear to be exiting the political stage quietly. Weiland sent out a fundraising pitch on Monday calling for donations to fight against the Keystone XL pipeline and to help his campaign pay off its debt. Weiland lost to Republican Mike Rounds on...
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