Shana Davis Receives Milken Award November 18, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teacher received an award this morning in front of several supporters; including Riggs High School staff and students; plus officials including the Governor and South Dakota’s Education Secretary.  Shana Davis, a teacher at Riggs Academy, which is an alternate education site at Riggs, received the $25,000 Milken...
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Dakotas Projects Getting Energy Efficiency Money

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Twenty projects in the Dakotas are getting money through a federal Agriculture Department program aimed at helping farmers, ranchers and small rural businesses boost energy efficiency. The goal of the Rural Energy for America Program is to help producers and businesses reduce energy consumption and use renewable energy technology....
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Railroad Tracks in Pierre (KGFX Photo)

SD Holding Meetings to Develop State Rail Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Transportation Department is holding a series of meetings across the state to help develop a 2014 state rail plan. The department is identifying critical issues, needs and opportunities regarding the rail system. It also is setting policies governing the state’s involvement in the rail system, and establishing...
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Joshua Spies with Governor Janklow Portraits November 15, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Janklow Portraits Unveiled and Added to Walls of State Capitol Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two more portraits were unveiled and added to other works of art depicting each of the state’s Governors on the first floor of the Capitol Friday.  The two portraits were both of former Governor Bill Janklow, who served the state as Governor for two terms from 1979 to 1987...
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