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Stanley County Schools See Uptick in Enrollment Numbers

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stanley County Schools have seen an increase in the student enrollment numbers in the district. Superintendent Dr. Don Hotalling said last week that a preliminary tally showed that the highest increases in the district were among Kindergarteners and at the Middle School level. Hotalling believes the increase might...
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4-H Participation Up 16 Percent at 2012 SD State Fair

BROOKINGS, S.D. – (DRG News) SDSU Extension’s 4-H Youth Program Director says that 4-H programs saw a 16 percent increase at the 2012 SD State Fair. Peter Nielson says 4-H livestock exhibits jumped to just over 3,600 from about 3,000 last year. 4-H display exhibits were at 11,320, up from 10,079 in 2011. The...
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Pierre Dealing with Influx of Skunks This Summer

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s capital city is dealing with a large number of skunks this summer. Pierre Animal Control Officer Chris Gross tells the Capital Journal that recent hot weather has the animals coming from outside the city in search of food and water. Pierre topped out at 110 degrees one day...
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SD Governor Asks That Flags be Flown at Half-Staff

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff on Tuesday in honor of those who lost their lives in terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The flags are to be lowered from 8 a.m. until sunset. The White House has issued a...
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