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Pierre School Board Rejects Bids on McKinley; Tables Decision on Washington Bids

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board decided yesterday to reject bids on one of the district’s elementary school buildings and put a decision on accepting or rejecting bids for another elementary on hold for now.   The board declared three of its properties as surplus in recent months and last week, District...
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Remember…Today’s Activities at Riggs May Look Alarming, But It’s Only a Drill

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre area residents will note emergency responders around Riggs High School today, but the activity is for drill purposes only.  Several different law enforcement agencies, Avera St. Mary’s Healthcare Center, American Medical Response ambulance and the Pierre School District are coordinating to put on a full-scale exercise, which is...
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Daugaard Seeks Disaster Declaration

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is requesting federal assistance to help seven South Dakota counties recover from severe weather last month. Daugaard submitted the letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday asking for a Presidential Disaster Declaration. Preliminary assessments show that the series of storms from June 19 through 29 caused damage...
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New Stores Opening on South Dakota Reservation

DUPREE, S.D. (AP) – Three new stores will soon be opening up on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in north-central South Dakota. KSFY-TV reports that convenience stores that sell gas and groceries will open in Takini and LaPlant. A new full-service grocery store will open in Dupree. The grocery store is expected to open...
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