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2015 Wildland Fire Academy to be Held in March in Fort Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota Wildland Fire-in conjunction with a number of other organizations and agencies-will host a wildfire academy next month in Fort Pierre.  Classes are planned for March 25-29.  The event is set up as a way to provide training for volunteer fire departments and state and federal firefighters.  The...
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Pierre Elementary School Boundaries Approved February 9, 2015

Pierre School Board Approves New Elementary Boundary Map

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board voted yesterday to approve a new elementary boundary map.  At the start of the new school year in August, Pierre will have three elementary schools.  A new school-Kennedy Elementary will open next fall and two current schools-McKinley and Washington -will be closed.  Several people met...
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Kennedy Elementary February6, 2015

Pierre School Board Gets Close Up Look at Progress on Kennedy Elementary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre School District officials got the chance late last week to check out the progress of construction on Kennedy Elementary School.  The new school is being built in northeast Pierre.  It is scheduled to be ready to open when the 2015-2016 school year begins.  Pierre’s two oldest school structures-Washington...
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Interstate 29 Northbound Partially Open at Exit 64

SIOUX FALLS, SD- (DRG News) South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say that northbound Interstate 29 at Exit 64 is partially open and traffic is no longer being detoured. Motorists are asked to slow down and drive with caution through the area while crews continue to off-load grain from the semi and get it...
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