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Pierre School Board Chooses Staff to Fill Two Administrative Openings in District

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board gave its approval Monday for two staffing changes for next school year.  The board unanimously approved recommendations by Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt to hire Troy Wiebe as the next Director of Educational Services to replace Denny Champ who announced his retirement as of the end...
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CSDCAC Earns Reaccreditation from National Children’s Alliance

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center (CSDCAC), which is a department of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital, has been awarded re-accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance.  The National Children’s Alliance is the accrediting agency for Children’s Advocacy Centers across the country and awards various levels of accreditation and membership...
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State Board Cancels Beef Plant Loan Commitment

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Economic Development has canceled a $5 million loan commitment to an idled South Dakota beef plant. The move was expected, as the loan was contingent upon the completion of construction of Northern Beef Packers and the meeting of certain financial and operational milestones. The...
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DOT Official Says No Need to Boost SD Highway Taxes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist says the state’s highways are in good shape and there’s no need to boost state highway taxes now. However, Bergquist says the situation could change if Congress cuts the federal funding that helps states build and maintain roads and bridges. Bergquist met Wednesday with...
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