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Ft Pierre Preparing for Smart Growth America’s Technical Assistance Workshop

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre officials held a conference call Monday with an organization that recently named the city as one of the recipients of a national competitive award. In December, Smart Growth America announced that Fort Pierre was one of 14 communities to receive assistance from experts on economic planning...
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Authorities Looking for Four Teens For Incident at Hopscotch Bar Last Night

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities are searching for four teen boys after an incident that took place at the Hopscotch Nite Club in Fort Pierre Thursday night.  Greg Swanson, Chief Deputy with the Stanley County Sheriff’s Office says the four underage boys-all around the age of 13-attempted to enter the bar last...
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Senate Passes Raw Milk Bill to Make Regulating Easier

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Senate has passed a bill that would put raw milk in its own category under state law, which would allow it to be more easily regulated by the state. The legislation is a result of a workgroup set up by the Department of Agriculture following a stalemate in...
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Committee to Hear Bill to Attract Teachers to Rural Schools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative panel is expected to take up a measure aimed at addressing South Dakota’s rural teacher shortage by covering college tuition for professionals already working in such schools. The House Appropriations Committee on Friday is expected to review a proposal that would offer tuition assistance to certain school employees...
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