Kathleen Sebelius

HHS’ Sebelius to Visit 3 Reservations in SD

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting three reservations in South Dakota starting Tuesday to learn about health challenges facing the Native American communities. Sebelius’ two-day visit starts Tuesday morning on the Pine Ridge reservation. She’ll continue to the Rosebud reservation Tuesday afternoon before concluding her visit...
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Construction Activities Continue on Various Pierre City Streets This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Construction work continues on streets in the Pierre area this week. Lynn Patton, Construction and Operations Manager for the City of Pierre says that drivers should note that the west side parking lane on Pierre Street between Sioux Avenue and the railroad overpass will be closed at least through...
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Capital City Band Receives $1,400 from Team BankWest Efforts

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capital City Band recently received a donation from members of a volunteer BankWest team, following the bank employees’ efforts this past summer to offer water and popcorn at Wednesday evening band concerts. Team BankWest’s Band Aid crew is led by Becky Burke and she says all the funds...
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Cool Temps Bring Minimal Relief to SD crops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Cool temperatures across South Dakota brought little relief to farmers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that several low temperatures were set or tied across the state. Precipitation was scattered throughout, with an average of 6.6 days of fieldwork. Topsoil moisture was...
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