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Wanted: Ideas on How to Celebrate SD Statehood

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans are being asked for ideas on how the state should celebrate 125 years of statehood next year. Gov. Dennis Daugaard invited people to give public testimony at 1 p.m. today in Pierre at the Capitol visitor center where the commission organizing the celebrations is meeting. People can also...
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South Dakota’s Poverty Rate Below National Average

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – New Census figures show that South Dakota’s poverty rate is below the national average. About 12.8 percent of the state’s residents were below the poverty line in 2012, which is the 32nd-highest rate among states and lower than the national average of 15 percent. About 17 percent of the...
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Area Schools Homecoming Schedules Listed

UNDATED – (DRG News) It’s the time of the year that many schools are celebrating Homecoming or making plans for upcoming Homecoming activities. Royalty candidates were announced earlier this month at Riggs High School for Homecoming Week, which will be September 23-27. The candidates are nominated by their classmates from the Class of 2014....
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Pierre Area Water Park Committee to Meet Thursday to Discuss Survey Results

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A group that organized to discuss what to do about aging outdoor pools in Pierre and Fort Pierre will meet this week to talk about a recent online survey it conducted.  The Pierre Area Water Park Committee placed door hangars around Pierre and Fort Pierre to remind citizens that...
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