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Committee Hears Bill Addressing Rural School Teachers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative panel has approved a measure aimed at addressing South Dakota’s rural teacher shortage by covering college tuition for professionals already working in such schools. The House Appropriations Committee on Friday approved a proposal to offer tuition assistance to certain school employees to get teaching degrees in South Dakota...
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CAUW Holds Annual Dancing with the Stars Celebration

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Several awards were handed out last night as part of the Capital Area United Way’s annual Dancing with the Stars event.  The evening is held as a celebration and to thank community members for their assistance with the United Way’s fundraising campaign.  United Way Board President Paul Knecht...
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Two Vehicle Crash Reported Thursday in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two vehicles had to be towed from the scene of a crash yesterday on Wells Avenue in Pierre.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old Pierre female was eastbound on Wells Thursday night and was turning north onto South Harrison Avenue when another vehicle...
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Summer Camping Reservations Start Soon for South Dakota Parks

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Campers can begin making reservations for summer stays in South Dakota State Parks within the next few weeks.  The first day to make camping reservations for the weekend of May 15 is February 14.  Mid-May brings the State Parks’ Open House Weekend and is the traditional kick-off for the...
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