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SD Senate, House to Work on Compromise for Autism Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A group of lawmakers from the state House and Senate are scheduled to meet to work out a compromise on a bill that would help ensure coverage of a costly but effective treatment for children with autism. The conference committee on the measure that would mandate certain insurance plans to...
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2 Central SD Law Dispatchers Part of Recent 9-1-1 Training Certification Graduation

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 17 dispatchers from across the state graduated from the South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday.  Local dispatchers, John Reiser and Megan Spires of Central South Dakota Communications were among the most recent graduating class.  Those who take part in the Basic 911 Telecommunicators Certification class are required...
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Pierre School Board Approves 2015-2016 Calendar

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board adopted a school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year at its Monday meeting. After some discussion on the issue, the board chose to give the ok to a calendar which starts the next school year on August 20, 2015. Superintendent Kelly Glodt said Monday that...
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Steve Emery on SD Perspective March 9, 2015

Tribal Relations Secretary Discusses Student Achievement Advisory Council

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard announced last month that he has established the Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council. The council will include a variety of stakeholders such as tribal leaders and representatives from the Indian Education Advisory Council, the South Dakota departments of Education and Tribal Relations and education groups....
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