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Enrollment at SD Public Universities Up Slightly

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities grew by slightly less than 1 percent this fall. The head count of students is 36,430, up 327 from the previous year. Board of Regents Executive Director Jack Warner says the level enrollment is a good sign because many students are leaving school...
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Malfunctioning Water Heater Results in Short Evacuation of Students at Stanley County Elementary

FORT PIERRE, S.D. -(DRG News) Students at Stanley County’s elementary building in Fort Pierre were evacuated for a time this afternoon after a trouble alarm triggered a call to the Fort Pierre Fire Department. Superintendent Dr. Don Hotalling says the alarm activated about 12:25 p.m. in the building, which houses Junior Kindergarten through Second...
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2012 Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup

Buffalo Roundup Matches Records-Changes Made for 2013

CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday brought the 2012 Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup-and organizers are already preparing for next year’s event-which will see some slight changes. Thousands of people watched as riders on horseback directed the animals to corrals on Monday. The roundup is part of the park’s management plan for...
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Woman Given Jail Time for Plea to Grand Theft and DUI-1st

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A woman who pled guilty to Grand Theft and DUI-1st was sentenced for her admissions in a Fort Pierre courtroom today. 19-year-old Ruby Sazue was charged after she stole a vehicle from in front of the Pierre Post Office; struck a tree in Fort Pierre with the pickup...
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