Pierre Regional Airport September 14, 2012

Pierre Regional Airport Terminal Dedicated Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Friday brought a dedication ceremony for a new terminal at Pierre’s Regional Airport. An estimated 150-200 people attended the event-which included remarks from Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill, Consultant Tom Schauer and Mary Osborn of Great Lakes Airlines. In addition, Suzanne Veenis of Representative Kristi Noem’s office spoke and a...
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SD Officials Work to Define School Climate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A group of officials in South Dakota is working to define “school climate” and identify ways to measure it. School climate basically means a school’s conditions for learning. It’s one part of South Dakota’s new accountability system for public schools that is replacing requirements of the federal No Child...
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Fire Officials Urge Farmer Caution During Harvest

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Division of Wildland Fire Suppression is asking ranchers and farmers during the harvest season to take extra precautions to prevent wildfires. Officials say dry fuel conditions combined with the warm and windy weather is making conditions ripe for fast-moving prairie fires. State Wildland Fire Division Director...
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Mortgage Settlement Claim Forms to be Mailed

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakotans eligible for refunds as part of a national mortgage settlement will soon be receiving their claim information in the mail. The deadline to file a claim is Jan. 18. In February, Jackley joined with other state attorneys general in reaching a $25 billion...
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