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Stanley County School District Awarded New Five Year Grant for GOLD Program

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County School District announced last week that the district has been awarded the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Grant by the South Dakota Department of Education.  The district will receive $150,000 a year for five years for the K-12 GOLD program-starting with the 2013-2014 school...
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New Petitions Approved in Second Effort by Opponents to Refer Another Portion of Riverwalk Landing Project

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Eighty petition signatures have been approved as part of an effort by some local residents who oppose certain portions of the Riverwalk Landing Project-proposed to be built on Teton Island in Fort Pierre.  The petition drive is the third by some local citizens who would like Fort Pierre...
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Midwest Could See Strong Windstorms from Derecho

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Meteorologists are tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. The National Weather Service says derechos occur once or twice a year in the central U.S. with winds of at least 75 mph. The...
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SD Officials Working to Prevent Bank Tax Mistakes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say they are working to prevent further mistakes in handling state taxes paid by banks. The Department of Legislative Audit found the state Revenue Department sometimes made mistakes in determining whether tax payments were for credit card operations or general banking operations. Because taxes on credit cards...
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