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NWS Recaps January Weather for Central and NE SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says January was an extreme month in parts of central and northeast South Dakota.  January brought temperature extremes, very strong winds, blizzards, and wind chill events.    Highs were in the 40’s and 50’s with lows in the teens and 20’s below zero.  The average temperatures...
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2014 King of Hearts Candidates Named for February 16 Dance

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The candidates have been named for this year’s King of Hearts formal dance coming up this month.  The dance will be Sunday, February 16 at the Gym of the Georgia Morse Middle School and is for 9th for 12th grade students only.  The King of Hearts will be crowned...
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Survey: Low Pay Hurts SD Teacher Hiring, Retention

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota school superintendents responding to a survey say low pay is an important reason they are having trouble hiring and keeping teachers. A total of 130 school superintendents responded to the survey sponsored by the Associated School Boards of South Dakota and the School Administrators of South Dakota. Nearly...
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January Economic Survey Suggests Growth in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will continue growing in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead. The monthly Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 57.7 last month, compared with 53.2 in December. Looking six months ahead, the business confidence index dropped to a still...
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