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3rd Meeting for Missouri River Bridge Replacement Project Expected This Year

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A third public meeting on the future replacement bridge over the Missouri River between Pierre and Fort Pierre is expected to be held sometime this year. So far, two meetings have been held-one in November 2013 and a second in July of last year. The bridge now joining the...
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Survey: Economy Remains Weak in Rural Parts of 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Midwestern and Western states because of low grain and oil prices. The region’s overall economic index improved slightly to 50.9 in January from December’s neutral score of 50. The index ranges from 0 to...
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USACE Holds First Water Management Conference Call for 2015

UNDATED – (DRG News) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says 2015 runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa is forecast to be slightly above normal. The Corps held the first water management conference call of the year on Tuesday to offer an update on current weather and runoff forecasts and...
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Public Meeting to be Tonight on Redraw for Pierre District’s School Boundaries

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School District will hold a meeting tonight during which school officials will discuss proposed new boundaries for elementary schools in town.  Plans call for closing two of the district’s elementary schools-McKinley and Washington-after this school year. When the 2015-2016 school year starts-the district will have three elementary...
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