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Nebraska Economist: States Hurt by Lower Ag Prices

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new report suggests that healthy economic growth slowed down this month in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states. The overall economic index for the region slipped to 55.8 in August from 57.3 in July but was far ahead of the 47.1 in August 2012. Creighton University economist...
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Control Burn is Planned Today North of Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A control burn is planned today north of Pierre to help eradicate a patch of Canadian Thistle.  The control burn will be located at the intersection of Highway 1804 and Range Road near the old riding corral.  The burn should only last a few hours and it will take...
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PARS Preparing for Another Year of BackPack Program-Asks for Monetary Donations and Volunteers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With the start of school next week, the Pierre Area Referral Service is getting ready to kick off another year of the BackPack Program for elementary school age children who attend classes in Pierre and Fort Pierre.  The program was piloted at a Pierre elementary school in 2008 and...
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BGCCA Members Say Thanks to This Year’s Blue Door Society Donors

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Generous donors that have helped the local Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area are being visited by club members bearing treats.  The club is honoring those who are members of its Blue Door Society.  The Blue Door Society designation is given to those who donate $1,000 or...
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