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Pierre Man Honored for Tree Planting Efforts by SDPRA

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Parks and Recreation Association recently honored a Pierre man for his work to help the city re-plant trees that were lost to the 2011 flood.  Larry Weiss, former Pierre City Commissioner and retired SD Department of Transportation employee, received the SDPRA Individual Citation Award earlier this...
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Awards Given for Fort Pierre and Pierre at SDML Conference

UNDATED – (DRG News) The employees of the City of Fort Pierre received an award and plaque recently which recognizes their attention to observing and practicing safety measures on the job.   This was the tenth time that the award was given to Fort Pierre employees and it was presented recently by the South Dakota...
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Native American Week Being Noted in Pierre Schools This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School District is noting Native American Week with activities today through Thursday.  Tynell Kocer, who is the Homeschool Liaison for the Native American Education Program for grades K-12, says today brings a Native American Day Pow Wow, which will be held from 1-5 p.m. at Riggs High...
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Sioux Falls Diocese Might Merge Rural Parishes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls plans to change how it serves some rural congregations, as populations continue to shift from rural areas to urban centers. The shifting demographics coupled with a high rate of retiring priests and the loss of several religious orders led Bishop Paul Swain to...
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