Gov. Daugaard Issues Cottonwood Fire Disaster Declaration

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed an emergency disaster declaration for Jackson County, in response to damage caused by the 41,000-acre Cottonwood wildfire. Under the disaster declaration, the state of South Dakota will cover 90 percent of non-federal fire apparatus fuel costs, all aircraft expenses and South Dakota Wildland Fire’s suppression expenses....
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Southbound Traffic Closed on Central and Poplar

PIERRE, S.D. –Southbound traffic on Central and Poplar Avenues near Pleasant Drive will be detoured to Pierre Street and Highland Avenue throughout today and part of tomorrow while city crews work to patch asphalt next to the railroad tracks. Northbound traffic will remain open on both streets throughout the construction
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More than 60,000 Expected in Indianapolis Oct. 19-22 for 2016 National FFA Convention & Expo

INDIANAPOLIS  – The 89th National FFA Convention & Expo will celebrate its first year of a nine-year commitment in Indianapolis beginning today Oct. 19. More than 60,000 FFA members and guests from throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are expected at this year’s event, which runs through Oct. 22....
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Pierre Area Charitable Organization Announces Philanthropy Award Winners

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Area Charitable Organizations (PACO) has announced winners for the 2016 Philanthropy Luncheon, to be presented on November 2nd, 2016 at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center. Jim and Susan Mollison have been selected to receive the Outstanding Philanthropists award. The Mollisons were nominated by Feeding South Dakota for contributing a major...
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