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FPFD Responds to Call of Gas Line Break Thursday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department was called out yesterday to assist at the scene of a gas line break.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the department was told that a contractor hit a gas line about 3:40 p.m. Thursday in the alley along the 200 block...
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SD Code Talkers Being Honored by Congress

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A ceremony in Washington, D.C., later this month will honor Native American code talkers for their service during World Wars I and II. South Dakota’s congressional delegation says code talkers from eight South Dakota tribes will be recognized as part of the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony Nov. 20 that...
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South Dakota Student Math, Reading Scores Steady

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials say South Dakota’s fourth grade and eighth grade scores for math and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress exam have remained steady over the years but there is room for improvement for younger readers. The tests, also known as “the nation’s report card,” are given every other...
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New Money for Cardiac Care Effort

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is about to roll out a new program to improve cardiac care around the state. Gov. Dennis Daugaard is expected to detail the effort in a news conference Friday morning. He’ll be joined by officials from the Helmsley Charitable Trust, which is providing funding. The trust just last...
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