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Obama to Host Native American Tribes in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) – Native Americans from around the country plan to meet with President Barack Obama next week. He’ll host the White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Department of the Interior on Nov. 13. The Indian Health Service says the conference will provide leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes the chance to...
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Proposal for New Truck Route in Selby Denied

SELBY, S.D – (DRG News) One of the items on the agenda at Wednesday night’s, November 6th,  meeting of the Selby City Council was a proposal from the Northern Plains grain elevator to change the truck route through town. For almost twenty years the trucks have come down Main Street in Selby, at times...
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YMCA Makes Changes to Membership Structure-Effective January 1

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) January 1 will bring a new membership structure for the Oahe Family YMCA in Pierre.  The Y’s Board of Directors recently approved the new structure-which includes all adult land and water fitness classes-and Y members were notified of the changes in a letter last week.  Right now, the Y...
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Library in Onida July 2010 (KGFX Photo)

ABO School Award Winner in 21st Century School Library Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One central South Dakota school library has been recognized through the 21st Century School Library program.  The program identifies school libraries as “Effective”, “Enhanced” or “Exemplary” based on learning environment, programming and professionalism.  This is the first year for the recognition program for school libraries.  Award status is valid...
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