Walt Bones

State Ag Department Secretary Wants Input on Drought Relief

  WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) – Friday marks the deadline for South Dakota farmers and ranchers to share their ideas on drought disaster relief with the South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Agriculture Secretary Walt Bones tells KWAT radio that the department is asking those affected by the drought what they could the department could better....
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Kim Rogers Gets Investor in Education Award November 2012

Rogers Named 2012 Investor in Education

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local middle school counselor was recognized this morning as the 2012 BankWest Investor in Education.  Kim Rogers is a counselor at Georgia Morse Middle School.  She was presented with the Investor in Education award at a special staff meeting today.  In addition to receiving a crystal award...
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Academic Challenge Brings Seven Schools to Fort Pierre Last Week

  FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Third Annual Stanley County Small School Academic Challenge was held in Fort Pierre last week.  Eight different schools attended the event.  Students were tested last Wednesday, November 7 on 20 different areas, including English 9-12, Algebra I and II, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics, Native American History and...
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Deer in Pierre Yard November 2012

List to Be Compiled Starting Tomorrow of Those Who Want Deer Harvested in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Now that the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has approved the city of Pierre’s request to thin the number of deer within city limits, Pierre officials have announced that names will soon be taken of those who want to receive a harvested deer.  Game officials approved the...
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