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Further Developments Happening This Year at Pierre’s Mickelson Pond

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre City Commission has entered into a joint powers agreement with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department to further enhance the area around Mickelson Pond in northeast Pierre for picnicking and fishing. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says the G F & P will stock the pond...
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FPFD Responds to Smoke Report at Local Home

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department and Stanley County Sheriff’s Office assisted yesterday at a trailer where smoke was reported at the home. Fire Chief Cody Lengkeek says responders were told by the home’s occupant about 2:00 pm yesterday that smoke was noted on the exterior of the structure,...
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US Sen. Rounds Touring US Navy Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds along with other members of Congress is touring the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Rounds was at the base Friday with fellow GOP members Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Joni Ernst of Iowa and James Lankford of Oklahoma. The...
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Legislature Allocates $150,000 More for Teaching Scholarship

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has approved a bill that would continue funding a program aimed at keeping teachers in key fields in the state. The House passed the bill Friday that would allocate $150,000 to the Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship. Recipients must agree to remain in the state and work...
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