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Pierre Awarded $25,000 Cities of Service Grant to Re-Establish Trees

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre received a $25,000 grant from the national organization Cities of Service to use in addressing the loss of a tree grove that surrounds the Oahe Softball Complex in southeast Pierre. Pierre is one of 18 cities that have been awarded funds for volunteer projects which address problems that...
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Groundbreaking Held for New Stanley County Elementary

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for Stanley County’s new elementary building. The 38,000 square foot building will be completed late next year and will serve students in Junior Kindergarten through 5th grade in Fort Pierre. Yesterday’s groundbreaking was attended by school board members, city officials, school students...
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Biden to Attend SD Prayer Service for McGovern

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will attend a South Dakota prayer service for former U.S. Sen. George McGovern on Thursday. McGovern, who lost a 1972 presidential bid to Richard M. Nixon, died Sunday at a Sioux Falls hospice. He was 90. Biden and McGovern served together...
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Measurable Snow Expected in Parts of the Dakotas

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Forecasters say a storm system crossing the Northern Plains will bring measurable snowfall to parts of the Dakotas. The National Weather Service says 3-8 inches of snow is expected in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, with 1-3 inches on the plains in that region. A winter weather...
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