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Earth Awareness Week Events Continue. Listing of Activities on City Website

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A schedule for events that are part of Pierre’s Earth Awareness Week has been posted on the city website.  The week is part of the city’s year-long Go Green and Clean Campaign and is linked to national events like Earth Day-which was noted April 22 and Arbor Day-which is...
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SD Housing Authority to Get Settlement Money

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says the South Dakota Housing Development Authority will receive South Dakota’s share of a multistate settlement with one of the nation’s biggest mortgage processing companies. South Dakota is getting about $344,000 through the settlement with Lender Processing Services Inc., which earlier this year agreed to pay...
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SD Students Seek Special Song at Graduation

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – Some parents and students in the Chamberlain School District want the school board to allow a Native American honoring song during graduation ceremonies next month. Students have presented a petition to the board and board members have promised to vote on the matter before the May 19 graduation, but they...
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SD Hospital Executives Support Expanding Medicaid

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota hospital executives say expanding the Medicaid program to provide health insurance to thousands of additional low-income people would reduce the amount of people unable to pay their bills for medical care. Hospital officials say South Dakota hospitals last year were unable to collect about $90 million from low-income...
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