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Wilder Memoir to Give Gritty View of Prairie Life

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children’s series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted “Little House on the Prairie” fans a more realistic view of frontier living. “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” is slated to be released by the South Dakota State...
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New Science Standards Proposed for Public Schools

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A committee drafting new education standards wants to make sure students get more hands-on experience in the sciences. The Argus Leader reports state education officials released a draft of new science curriculum standards last week. The 31-person committee that drafts the standards wants students to master scientific investigations, problem-solving methods,...
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Projects Underway in Pierre Leading to More Inquiries from Other Developers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) New developments underway in Pierre are coming together as scheduled and Pierre’s Mayor says the new building projects are sparking more interest in the community. Northeast Pierre is the focus of construction to rework North Garfield Avenue; a new Menards store is being built, as is a new elementary...
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SD’s Governor & First Lady to Attend Tomorrow’s 125th Celebration Party in ND

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard will take part in a celebration Saturday at North Dakota’s Capitol Building for that state’s 125th anniversary. A daylong event is planned tomorrow on the grounds of the state capitol in Bismarck. A schedule indicates there will be entertainment, food, fine arts and games. Governor Daugaard...
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