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Tom Wagner Appointed as CFO at Avera St. Mary’s

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new Chief Financial Officer has been appointed for Avera St. Mary’s.  Tom Wagner was named as the new CFO.  The announcement was made yesterday.  Wagner has served Avera St. Mary’s for almost 33 years.  He has been Budget Analyst, Director of Finance and most recently, worked as Interim...
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Feeding South Dakota to Introduce New Mobile Food Pantry Program Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News)  Feeding South Dakota will announce a new Mobile Food Pantry Program during a news conference tomorrow morning.  The new Mobile Food Pantry Program will meet the needs of hungry individuals and families in many rural areas of the state.  Feeding South Dakota says the program will distribute 650,000 pounds...
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Nebraska Governor OKs Keystone XL Route Through State

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that avoids the state’s environmentally sensitive Sandhills region. Heineman sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama confirming that he would allow the controversial project to proceed in his state. The pipeline has faced strong...
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Graduation Rates Above Average in the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Public high school graduation rates in the Dakotas are higher than the national average. A report from the National Center for Education Statistics released Tuesday shows that the average graduation rate for incoming freshmen in North Dakota is 88.4 percent. The South Dakota rate is 81.8 percent. Across the...
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