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City & Downtown Business Owners Preparing for Downtown Pierre Street Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Though construction equipment won’t be in use for a few more months, steps are underway to get ready for this summer’s reconstruction project on Pierre Street between Sioux and Dakota Avenues.  Last month, the City Commission approved awarding Sharpe Enterprises the contract for the project.  Sharpe Enterprises bid $996,849...
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Dakotas’ First Ladies Ask Hospitals to Reduce Early Deliveries

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The first ladies of the Dakotas are urging birthing hospitals in both states to help cut the number of early deliveries done for non-medical reasons. Linda Daugaard of South Dakota and Betsy Dalrymple of North Dakota say many hospitals already have developed or are setting up policies to reduce what...
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Committee Changes Daugaard’s Transportation Funding Package

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative panel has added nearly $2 million in new revenue to Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s $50.9 million funding hike for roads and bridges. The House Transportation Committee on Tuesday approved changes to the governor’s plan, which raises transportation funding through a variety of increases in fuel taxes, fees and other...
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UBS Asking for Donors As Flu Makes a Dent in the Number of People Giving Blood

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) United Blood Services held a blood drive in Pierre today and another is planned for Wednesday.  Abbie Titze of the United Blood Services Mitchell office says a number of donors are needed.  Today, donors were being asked to give at Community Bible Church.  That drive was to wrap up...
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