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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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State Minimum Wage to Increase Jan. 1

PIERRE, S.D. – The state minimum wage will increase from $8.55/hour to $8.65/hour effective Jan. 1, 2017.   The minimum wage is annually adjusted by any increase in the cost of living, as measured in the Consumer Price Index published by the U.S. Department of Labor. This year’s increase was 1.06 percent and is...
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Harding Re-elected to Public Assurance Alliance Board

PIERRE, SD –Pierre City Commissioner Steve Harding has been re-elected to the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance (SDPAA) Board of Directors. The SDPAA is a member-owned risk-sharing pool sponsored by the South Dakota Municipal League. It provides South Dakota municipalities, counties and other units of local government with the ability to join together to...
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