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Garfield Avenue Project Contractor Says Traffic Patterns Scheduled to Change Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The contractor for the Garfield Avenue project in Pierre says the reconstruction work on the road segment is moving along as scheduled. The project’s focus is on the north 1 1/2 miles of the Highway 14/83 Truck Route. Work started on the road section in May. Morris Inc. is...
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Crow Creek Tribe and SDHP Plan Second Joint Powwow Enforcement Operation This Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol has been invited once again by the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to work together in a joint enforcement operation during the upcoming Dakota Nation powwow.  This is the second year the two agencies have collaborated to make sure everyone attending the powwow has a...
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Project Aims to Boost Standing Rock Cattle

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – An animal science professor at North Dakota State University is leading a project that aims to boost beef cattle production on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Robert Maddock tells The Bismarck Tribune that outdated land management strategies have degraded range conditions on the 3,600-square mile reservation that straddles the North...
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State Officials Look Into Avera’s Medical Offer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials are investigating the legality of an arrangement in which Avera Health is covering out-of-pocket expenses of state employees for some medical services. Avera has offered to help state workers with their medical bills if they seek the care they need from Avera rather than from two...
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