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Rounds Campaign Manager to Head Transition Team

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Sen.-elect Mike Rounds has chosen his campaign manager, Rob Skjonsberg, to head a transition team to establish offices in South Dakota and Washington, D.C. Rounds will be South Dakota’s junior senator after his January swearing in ceremony. He beat Democrat Rick Weiland and independents Larry Pressler and Gordon Howie on...
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4 Volunteers Honored by PACO & Several Citizens Recognized as “Good People, Good Causes”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Charitable Organization gave awards yesterday as part of the annual Philanthropy Day luncheon. Tiffany Sanchez was honored as Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, the Bud and Thelma Beastrom family received the Family Outstanding Philanthropist award, Rebecca Urban was named the Outstanding Youth Volunteer and the Outstanding Volunteer for...
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New Buffalo Foundation Started to Assist Stanley County Schools

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stanley County Schools will benefit from a new organization, known as the Buffalo Foundation, which will raise funds to pay for enriching the district’s curriculum and making other improvements. The vision of those involved with the Buffalo Foundation is a high-performing, innovative school district which engages all students...
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IM 18 Supporter/Opponent Discuss Tuesday’s Election Outcome

UNDATED – (DRG News) South Dakota voters approved a measure to increase the minimum wage on Tuesday. The passage of Initiated Measure 18 means the minimum wage will be raised from $7.25 to $8.50 per hour. Also, the $2.13 hourly tip wage will go up to half the minimum wage. The minimum wage will...
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