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Corps Says Releases Into the Missouri River Will Increase

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water released into the lower Missouri River will be increased this month, as expected, but will be less than the amount usually released in March, affecting shipping on the river. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says winter runoff into the river above Sioux City, Iowa, will...
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Pierre School Board Addresses New Hires/Accepts Resignations

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A teacher at Riggs High School has been named to fill an assistant principal position there.  Amy Boutchee who has taught math at Riggs for the past 11 years will take over the ten month assistant principal spot.  Pierre School District Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says Boutchee will fill...
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Fire Crews Check Small Grass Fire Site Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department spent about 15 minutes at the site of a small grass fire in southeast Pierre last night.  Firefighters were called about 6:50 p.m. to a location in the 1000 block of South Truman Avenue where a grass fire had burned in a yard.  The...
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Summer School Fees for Riggs High School Enacted by Pierre School Board Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board voted yesterday to implement summer school fees for students at Riggs High School.  The 2012 state legislature approved a bill that allows school districts to collect fees for certain educational programming and services.  The Pierre School District discussed enacting the proposal yesterday, as a motivation...
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