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Kennedy Elementary March 9, 2015

Kennedy Elementary Construction Progressing Well

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School District’s newest elementary school is getting closer to completion and school board members and officials toured the structure being built in northeast Pierre yesterday.  Kennedy Elementary School is scheduled to open in time for the next school year.  Mark Adams, Project Superintendent for Puetz Corporation says...
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Pierre Rural Fire Department Called Out to Early Morning Fire

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Local firefighters put out a fire in a hog shed this morning.  Sean Kruger of the Pierre Rural Fire Department says crews were told the structure was on fire about 2:00 a.m. this morning along Highway 34 east of Pierre.  Kruger says the flames burned through the roof and...
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Senate Votes to Increase Scholarship Amount for New Students

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Senate has voted to phase in the amount of funding available to college students who receive the state’s Opportunity Scholarship. Senators voted to amend the bill Tuesday to allow incoming South Dakota students to receive up to $1,300 for their first three years of college and up to $2,600...
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Pierre Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement & Forgery for Theft from FPDC

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman pleaded guilty to embezzlement and forgery this morning in a Fort Pierre courtroom.  Joni Boub was initially charged in Stanley County Court for writing more than 40 forged checks while she was employed as office manager with the Fort Pierre Development Corporation.  As part of...
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