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Avera Health Donates $30,000 to Pierre Trail Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre received a gift yesterday that will be used to pay for the building of “play pods” along the new multi-purpose trail in northeast Pierre.  Avera Health and Avera St. Mary’s announced at Tuesday’s Pierre City Commission meeting that it would give the city $30,000 for...
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Thune Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators in Calling on President to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One of the state’s U.S. Senators joined a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators in calling on President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, now that Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has okayed a new route through that state.  Republican Senator John Thune signed on to a letter which...
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JR LaPlante Speaking at 2013 State-Tribal Relations Day (KGFX Photo)

2013 State Tribal Relations Day Held in Pierre Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brought the 2013 State-Tribal Relations Day to Pierre.  The focus of this year’s event was tribal housing needs and initiatives.  A tribal listening session was held at the Matthew Training Center Wednesday morning.  Later in the Capitol rotunda, Governor Dennis Daugaard offered a welcome; there were comments by...
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Feeding South Dakota's Mobile Food Pantry (KGFX Photo)

Feeding South Dakota’s New Mobile Food Pantry Program Starts Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today brings the kickoff for a new Mobile Food Pantry Program through the organization Feeding South Dakota.  Details on the new service were announced yesterday in Pierre.  Thanks to funding that was provided by the 2012 State Legislature, Feeding South Dakota purchased a truck that will be used to...
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