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Badlands/Bad River Region 1 of 4 to Get USDA Economic Award

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Economic development leaders in part of western South Dakota have been recognized for coming up with a plan that helps the entire Badlands/Bad River region of Haakon, Jackson and eastern Pennington counties. The U.S. Agriculture Department says the area’s Stronger Economies Together long-range plan passed a High Quality Plan review,...
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South Dakota Artifact on Display at NY Museum Art Exhibit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An artifact belonging to South Dakota’s Cultural Heritage Center is now on display at a world-renowned museum in New York City. South Dakota’s Sioux Horse Effigy is being showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an exhibition of Plains Indian masterworks. “The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth...
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State House Passes Proposal to Hike Road and Bridge Funding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has approved a proposal to hike funding for roads and bridges as well as to raise the maximum allowed speed limit on interstate highways. The House voted 54-14 for a modified version of the Senate’s transportation bill Tuesday. Republican Rep. Mary Duvall says it’s time for...
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Kennedy Elementary Construction Progressing Well

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School District’s newest elementary school is getting closer to completion and school board members and officials toured the structure being built in northeast Pierre yesterday.  Kennedy Elementary School is scheduled to open in time for the next school year.  Mark Adams, Project Superintendent for Puetz Corporation says...
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