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SD PUC Could Hear Final Keystone Arguments in May

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Public Utilities Commission will likely hear final arguments in early May as part of its decision on whether to re-approve the portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through South Dakota. The commission on Tuesday set the terms for discovery in the case. It partially approved...
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Winter Clothing Drive Organized by National Guard Underway This Month

UNDATED – (DRG News) Volunteer members of the South Dakota National Guard have set up a winter clothing drive this month to help needy individuals.  Guard members are donating new or gently used coats, gloves, hats, scarves or blankets for adults and children to assist needy individuals who are in need of warm clothing...
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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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