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2012 Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup

Custer Buffalo Roundup Matches Past Turnout of 14K

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state of South Dakota says more than 14,000 people took part in the buffalo roundup at Custer State Park, matching crowd records from the previous five years. Though attendance was steady for the 48th annual roundup on Sept. 27, fewer people attended the arts festival held the following weekend....
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City of Pierre Celebrates Improvements to Griffin Park Tennis Courts Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With games going on in the background as part of the ESD Girls Tennis Tournament, local officials and volunteers gathered yesterday morning to celebrate the completion of improvement work at Pierre’s Griffin Park tennis facility.  The six courts at Griffin Park were completely resurfaced and blended lines were added.  ...
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Officials Show Off Improvements at the Native Plant Arboretum in Southeast Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An event was held at Pierre’s Native Plant Arboretum yesterday to note some recent improvements at the southeast Pierre facility.  Dan McCormick-Chairman of the Pierre City Arbor Board says the arboretum has been in Pierre since the late 1980′s and initially, was just a woodland area full of Siberian...
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Contract Awarded to Start Dredging Work at LaFramboise Ramp to Get Ramp Reopened

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A contract was awarded late last week to do dredging work at the LaFramboise Boat Ramp-along the causeway that connects Pierre to the nearby LaFramboise Island.  Al Nedved, Assistant Director for the Game, Fish and Parks Department’s Division of Parks and Recreation says funding through its Capital Development Budget...
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