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Pierre Educational Foundation Announces Fall 2014 Mini-Grant Program Recipients

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Educational Foundation has announced the Foundation’s Fall 2014 Mini-Grant Program recipients.  The program is set up to encourage teachers to focus beyond standard curriculum, raise the performance of students of all ages and offer solutions for educational challenges.  Recently, seven requested projects received a total of $3,558.58...
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City of Pierre Expresses Views on River Issues to Corps at Tuesday Meeting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Corps of Engineers held a meeting in Pierre earlier this week on its draft Annual Operating Plan for managing the Missouri River’s reservoirs in 2015.  The meeting included a presentation on 2014 operations of the river and a public comment period.  Local citizens and groups offered input and...
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Pierre Man Receives 2014 SDPRA Distinguished Professional Award

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man received an award recently from the South Dakota Parks and Recreation Association (SDPRA). Each year, the association recognizes organizations and individuals for their work and dedication to communities through parks and recreation. This year, the 2014 SDPRA Distinguished Professional Award was given to Tom Farnsworth, Parks...
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SD Tourism Secretary Reflects on Summer Travel Season and Looks Forward to 2015

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The busy summer travel season in South Dakota is complete for another year and now a new group of visitors, from hunters to off-season tourists, are making trips to the state.  The Secretary for South Dakota’s Department of Tourism James Hagen says the start of this year’s peak tourist...
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