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Pierre’s Graduation Moved from Hollister Field to Riggs High School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Graduation for Riggs High School Seniors has been changed to an indoor venue, as rain is mentioned in the forecast for the weekend.  Pierre School District Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says Sunday afternoon’s graduation ceremony will be moved from outside at Hollister Field to inside at Riggs High School. ...
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Pierre’s Go Green & Clean Campaign and Other Cleanups Bring Big Results

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre City Commissioners received a final update Tuesday on this year’s Go Green and Clean efforts-centered around Earth Day and Arbor Day last month.   Statistics for the 2015 Go Green and Clean effort indicate that 7,010 pounds or about three and a half tons of debris and garbage ended...
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Prairie Chicken & Sharp Tailed Grouse Numbers on Grasslands on the Rise

PIERRE, S.D. – A tally of prairie chickens and sharp-tailed grouse numbers was just completed on the Fort Pierre National Grassland and the populations are said to be up from the past few years.  District Wildlife Biologist Ruben Mares monitors the bird numbers in the months of March and April.  In the spring months,...
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Governor Requests Flags at Half-Staff Today for Peace Officers Memorial Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week is being recognized as Peace Week across the country and today as Peace Officers Memorial Day-as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.  Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked that flags be flown at half-staff today for Peace Officers Memorial Day from now until sunset in honor of the contributions...
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