District 24 State Lawmakers December 2014

District 24 Lawmakers Meet with Pierre School Board Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) District 24 lawmakers spent about an hour yesterday talking with members of the Pierre School Board during a Legislative Forum at the school district’s administration building.  Various topics were discussed, including school funding, teacher pay, the shortage of educators, adjustments being made in mathematics based on new Common Core...
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Pierre School Board December 2014

Pierre School Board Approves Employee Bonus

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board Monday gave unanimous approval to the issuance of a one-time bonus for all permanent Pierre School District employees.  Business Manager Darla Mayer told the board that the district received a one-time source of revenue in the current fiscal year of $265,000 from the Telephone Gross...
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It’s Day Two of the Annual Guns ‘n Hoses Blood Drive

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An annual blood drive that started yesterday in Pierre continues through Wednesday with a goal of collecting 251 pints of blood.  United Blood Services is holding its Guns ‘n Hoses Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive again today at the First United Methodist Church in Pierre.  The event moves tomorrow...
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Paul Trejo (Photo Courtesy of South Dakota Department of Corrections)

Missing South Dakota Prison Inmate Back in Custody

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A missing state prison inmate is back in custody in South Dakota. State corrections officials say 26-year-old Paul Trejo walked away from the Rapid City Minimum Unit on April 20. He was apprehended in Bennett County on Saturday. Trejo is currently housed in the jail in Winner but will...
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