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SD Legislature to Honor Lawmakers Who Died in 2014

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature is expected to honor the memory of lawmakers who died in 2014 with a service in the House Chamber on Jan. 22, 2015. A committee planning the memorial is soliciting the names of former state lawmakers from both chambers who passed away in 2014. Those with...
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Pierre School Board Hosting Legislative Forum This Evening

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board will host a discussion with District 24 lawmakers about issues and concerns facing school districts today.  The Legislative Forum will also feature comments from local lawmakers about pending legislation that will be presented in the upcoming 2015 South Dakota Legislative Session.  Invited to this year’s...
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MOPS Needing More Toys for This Week’s Annual Toy Drive

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is holding their annual Toy Drive in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area this week.  It will be tomorrow and Wednesday, December 9 and 10 at the Community Bible Church.  Toys will be given out from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and 9:00 a.m. to...
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Pierre Aims to Make City Pedestrian Friendly

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Pierre officials are attempting to make the city more pedestrian friendly. The Pierre Capital Journal reports the city got a $5,000 federal grant to improve “walkability” in the city. Parks and Recreation Director Tom Farnsworth says city officials and residents will be taking a look at Pierre’s pedestrian traffic patterns...
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