FFA Week Being Noted in SD and Across Country This Week

BROOKINGS, S.D. – (DRG News) FFA chapters throughout South Dakota are celebrating National FFA Week this week.  The theme for this year is “Ignite”.  The week recognizes more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future.  Starting in 1947, the week of George Washington’s birthday has been noted as...
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American Flag (Photo Taken by Jae Csongradi and courtesy of Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club)

Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club Organizing Flag Displays Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club is displaying the U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge as part of today’s observance of Presidents’ Day.  The club has posted flags across the bridge for various holidays and other special occasions since 2006.  American State Bank is sponsoring today’s...
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Fort Pierre Train Depot Photo on Bring it Home Sign November 2010 (KGFX Photo)

Bids Opened for Rehab Work on Old Fort Pierre Depot

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Bids were opened last week as the “Bring it Home Committee” moves closer to the start of work to return the old Fort Pierre Train Depot to its former beauty.  Gary Grittner of Fort Pierre, who leads the committee, says there were two bids for the exterior rehabilitation...
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Demolition of Old Stanley County K-2 Elementary February 15, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Stanley County K-2 Building Demolished Saturday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) It took about a day for the old Stanley County K-2 Elementary Building to go from standing to rubble.  Sharpe Enterprises worked much of the day Saturday to tear down the walls of the recently closed school.  It has been replaced by a new elementary building, constructed nearby. ...
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