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Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club Sponsoring Flag Displays Today for Veteran’s Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club is displaying U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge in observance of today’s Veteran’s Day holiday.  The Exchange Club has posted flags across the bridge for various holidays and other special occasions since 2006.  Today, the Fort Pierre Livestock Auction is...
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Eagle Butte Man Enters Not Guilty Pleas for Firearms Charges in Federal Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A plea of not guilty has been entered in federal court by an Eagle Butte man facing six firearms related charges from two October crimes.  27-year-old Jason Todd Garreau was indicted on four counts of Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding Federal Officers; plus one count each of Possession of a...
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Fewer SD Teachers Leaving Profession Than the Norm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is bucking a national trend of teachers quitting in search of better working conditions and better pay. National Education Association surveys have shown that about half of the teachers in the U.S. quit within five years after earning their degrees. The Argus Leader newspaper reports that in...
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Many SD Projects Used EB-5 Visa Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The bankrupt Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen wasn’t the only big South Dakota project funded by a controversial visa program. The Argus Leader reports that more than a dozen other projects in the state were funded entirely or in part by wealthy foreigners investing $500,000 each in exchange...
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