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PRFD Called Saturday Morning to Rural Residence

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rural Fire Department assisted at a home Saturday morning where smoke was reported in a furnace room. Pierre Rural Fire Chief Jason Roggow says crews were called to a trailer home at 2350 Kingsway Road about 7:20 a.m. Saturday. The residents had evacuated the home and a...
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Grants to be Awarded Through Tony Dean Outdoor Education Fund

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Once again this year, grants are being given out for projects associated with youth conservation education in South Dakota.  The Tony and Dar Dean Outdoor Education Fund was set up in honor of former broadcaster and writer Tony Dean and his wife Dar.  Tony Dean died in 2008 and...
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SDDA Secretary Sites Importance of Transportation Funding Increases Approved by Legislature

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Secretary of Agriculture praised state lawmakers for their passage of transportation funding Friday.  The legislature passed a proposal to increase road and bridge funding in South Dakota by raising the state’s fuel tax by six cents per gallon and through changes in other fees and assessments.   When...
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Registration Deadline Extended for This Month’s Wildland Fire Academy in Fort Pierre

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) The registration deadline has been extended for the 2015 Wildland Fire Academy which will be held in Fort Pierre this month. The March 25-29 academy is organized as a way to provide training for volunteer fire departments and for state and federal firefighters. The academy is being partially...
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