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Lawmakers Discuss Their Thoughts on Governor Daugaard’s Budget Address

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Area lawmakers reacted yesterday with mostly positive comments following Governor Dennis Daugaard’s budget address at the State Capitol.  Representative Julie Bartling of Gregory-a District 21 Democrat-said the Governor’s proposed three percent increase in K-12 education is a positive step for schools-but she expects that lawmakers will work with the...
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School Group Appreciates Governor’s Budget Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The head of an association representing South Dakota’s school boards says Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s proposed increase in state aid to schools is a step in the right direction, but school officials hope the Legislature will give school districts even more money. State law requires that aid to school districts increase...
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Winter Storm Continues in Northern Great Plains

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Travel conditions in the Dakotas remain hazardous as a winter storm continues in the northern Great Plains. Fender-benders have been reported throughout both states, including a school bus-car collision in the Sioux Falls area with no injuries. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says weather contributed to at least one fatality...
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PFD Responds to Van Fire Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department was summoned to a van fire yesterday morning.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says the fire was reported in a vehicle located in a parking lot at the intersection of Crow Street and Sioux Avenue about 11:10 a.m.  Paul says a motorist in a...
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