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Pierre PD Says Semi Truck Damaged Following Collision with Pierre Train Bridge

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Texas driver’s semi truck was damaged yesterday after the unit struck the train bridge in Pierre.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told that a semi cab had collided with the train bridge in central Pierre about 6:15 a.m. Thursday morning.  Blemaster says 27-year-old Jose Cresp...
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Wind and Winter Weather Advisories Now Mentioned in Forecasts in DRG Listening Area Through Saturday Morning

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a Wind Advisory for several counties, including Stanley, Sully, Hughes, Hyde, Hand, Jones, Lyman and Buffalo.  The advisory is in effect from 6:00 p.m. Central this evening to 6:00 a.m. Central Saturday morning.  The NWS says the area can expect strong...
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Sunday to Bring Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Stanley County Elementary School

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held Sunday at Stanley County’s new Elementary School.  The $4.3 million dollar building will officially open to elementary students next week following the Christmas break.  Ground was broken for the 36,594 square foot building in October of 2012.  It...
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Four SD Teachers Earn Education’s Top Honor in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A teacher from the Winner School District is one of four South Dakota classroom teachers to join more than 4,000 educators across the country who achieved National Board Certification in 2013.  Educators receive National Board Certification through a rigorous assessment of their teaching skills and content knowledge.  It takes...
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