USDA Grants Nearly $400,000 SD Tribal Colleges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced nearly $400,000 in grants for tribal community colleges in South Dakota. The grants announced on Wednesday are available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Community Facilities program. In South Dakota, the Oglala Lakota College will get $145,302, Sinte Gleska University...
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SD Perspective to Feature State Rail Board Chairman and Director of SDRA

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Join select Dakota News Network stations Monday for the monthly broadcast of the hour-long program “South Dakota Perspective”.   Starting at 2:05 p.m., we’ll be joined by the Chairman of the State Rail Board Todd Yeaton.  The guest for the second half of the program will be Shawn Lyons-Executive Director...
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Lower Brule Man Sentenced in Stanley County on Four Charges

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Lower Brule man was sentenced in a Fort Pierre courtroom Tuesday for his guilty pleas to Perjury, Ingesting, Trespassing and Simple Assault.  25-year-old Jordan Pourier was initially arrested in May after more than 30 horses were released from stalls at the Stanley County Fairgrounds on the final...
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Upgrades at Rawlins Municipal Library Nearly Complete

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Rawlins Municipal Library is ending 2014 with a different look than when the year started.  Last spring brought the beginning of work to expand the facility and make other upgrades.  Patrons were able to still use the library during the modification work, with only a few days of closures...
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