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SD Panel Releases Report on Expanding Medicaid

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A group appointed to investigate the pros and cons of expanding Medicaid has issued its final report. The 29-member Medicaid Opportunities and Challenges Task Force was made up of lawmakers, doctors, behavioral health providers, dentists, community health providers, hospital officials and state workers. The Legislature this year opted not to...
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Saturday Event to Showcase Local Chicken Coops and Promote Passage of Urban Chicken Ordinance in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A group working toward eventual passage of an urban chicken ordinance in Pierre will have a tour Saturday of locations in the area that already have coops.  Pierre Urban Chicken Reform, also known as PUCkR and Dakota Rural Action are sponsoring what they have dubbed the first “Pierre Tour...
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Beef Council Honors Prime Promoters During Recent Awards Event

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Beef Industry Council handed out honors over the weekend to select businesses, an individual and one couple-for their work in promoting the beef industry.  The SDBIC recognized award recipients during the 2013 Prime Promoter Award luncheon that was held during the organization’s annual meeting Saturday in...
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Fall Marketing Campaign Starts for Department of Tourism

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With the peak tourism season wrapping up, officials with South Dakota’s Department of Tourism have begun focusing on their next set of potential travelers.  The fall months of the year are known as the “shoulder” season and continue to grow in popularity among some travelers-especially those with no children...
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