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SD Educators Say Schools Need More State Aid

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Representatives of local school boards and administrators say South Dakota’s school districts need more state financial aid to keep good teachers, restore programs that have been cut and prevent a decline in student achievement. Those officials say they appreciate Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s proposal to boost state aid by 3 percent...
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SDSHS Director Says 2014 to Bring Events to Cultural Heritage Center to Note Center’s 25th Anniversary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 2014 will bring a number of events to the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre, as the facility celebrates it’s 25th anniversary. The Cultural Heritage Center was built as a lasting legacy project for South Dakota’s centennial anniversary in 1989. Jay Vogt, Director of the South Dakota State Historical Society,...
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Final Day of 2014 Governor’s Conference on Tourism Underway in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today brings the final day of the 2014 Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference has been underway this week at the Ramkota in Pierre.¬†Wednesday¬†included a full schedule for attendees. The Department of Tourism’s Wanda Goodman says South Dakotans involved in the visitor industry are getting a chance to network...
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Kristi Noem at Capitol January 23, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Congresswoman Kristi Noem Addresses State Lawmakers During Pierre Visit Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem was in Pierre Wednesday and spent some time at the Capitol yesterday afternoon, speaking before the South Dakota Senate and House. The former South Dakota lawmaker said returning to the state’s capital gives her a chance to see so many familiar faces and is...
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