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Fishing Improvements Made at Richland Dam in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State and federal officials have teamed up to improve fishing on the Richland Dam reservoir on the Fort Pierre National Grassland in central South Dakota. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department and the U.S. Forest Service repaired the dam that was damaged during flooding last year and this spring...
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Maintenance Projects Planned at SD State Fair

HURON, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Fair is getting spruced up. The Huron Plainsman reports that several maintenance projects are planned to increase revenue and improve the appearance and safety of the fairgrounds. Work includes repairs to the grandstand and new restrooms and shower facilities at the Coyote Campground. The State Fair...
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Grants For After-School Program Awarded in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says three grants to support students outside of school have been awarded. The federal grants range from $50,000 to $150,000 a year. They are funded by the state Department of Education to fund 21st Century Community Learning Centers, which are intended to assist students from high-poverty and...
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Fort Pierre and Pierre Mayors Look Back at Start of Flood a Year Ago

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Memorial Day weekend is here once again and this year’s observance will look a lot different than it did a year ago. In 2011, the holiday weekend brought flood preparations to Pierre and Fort Pierre, after word came from the Corps of Engineers that it was going...
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