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Stanley County Schools Receive Technology Infrastructure Upgrade Grant

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County School District has received a grant that will benefit the district’s schools.  Stanley County Superintendent Dan Martin says the district applied for the Technology Upgrade Grant through the South Dakota Department of Education.  Funding was provided through the 2013 legislature.  Martin says in a press...
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Governor Daugaard Urges Careful Driving Over the Upcoming Labor Day Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard is urging travelers on South Dakota roads during the upcoming Labor Day travel weekend to use extra care.  The state Office of Highway Safety says South Dakota has recorded at least one highway fatality during every Labor Day travel weekend since 2005.  2004 was the last...
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Chip Sealing Continues in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Street Department is continuing work it started yesterday to conduct this year’s chip seal project on various roads around the community.  Construction and Operations Manager Lynn Patton says this morning’s rains backed up plans for today a bit, but they still plan to complete work on Humboldt Street...
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SD Looks to Coordinated Care to Cut Medical Costs

UNDATED (AP) – South Dakota’s Medicaid program is launching a new effort to trim spending by coordinating the care of chronically ill people in the state.  Medicaid is the federal program that pays the medical costs for poor people. A team known as a “Health Home” typically will be led by a primary care...
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