Stanley County Schools Sign on Parkview Gym (KGFX Photo)

Sunday to Bring Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Stanley County Elementary School

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held Sunday at Stanley County’s new Elementary School.  The $4.3 million dollar building will officially open to elementary students next week following the Christmas break.  Ground was broken for the 36,594 square foot building in October of 2012.  It...
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Four SD Teachers Earn Education’s Top Honor in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A teacher from the Winner School District is one of four South Dakota classroom teachers to join more than 4,000 educators across the country who achieved National Board Certification in 2013.  Educators receive National Board Certification through a rigorous assessment of their teaching skills and content knowledge.  It takes...
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National Weather Service

December 2013 Brings Colder, Snowier Than Normal Conditions to Parts of State

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says last month brought bitter cold and snow to much of central and northeast South Dakota. A report from the NWS in Aberdeen indicates that December was among the top ten coldest at locations from Pierre, to Kennebec, Mobridge and Timber Lake in the state’s...
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Train Tracks

Buyer of DM&E West End to Keep All Parts Open

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An official of the company buying the west end of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern railroad line says the company will keep all parts of the line open. Canadian Pacific is selling the line to Genesee & Wyoming Inc. for about $210 million. The deal includes 660 miles of track...
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