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Pierre School Board Chooses Kennedy Elementary as New School Name

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board made it official and has picked a name for Pierre’s new elementary school-currently under construction.  The board sought input from the public on what to name the new school and parents got the chance to cast their vote at parent-teacher conferences earlier this fall.  In...
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South Dakota Stores Prepare for Pheasant Hunting Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota stores are preparing for the pheasant hunting season that’s scheduled to begin this week. KDLT-TV reports that the stores have been getting ready for the past two months. Tony Naatjes is a manager at Gary’s Gun Shop. He says he expects to be between 10 and 15...
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Midwestern Hospitals Gearing Up to Treat Ebola

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An infectious disease consultant for a regional health system says the infection of a Dallas nurse caring for an Ebola patient was a wake-up call for hospitals to be more prepared. Dr. Wendall Hoffman says Sanford Health has improved its ability to respond to the virus over the past...
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SD US Senate Hopefuls Present Platforms at Forum

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson have met for the third time in this election season to discuss their platforms. Republican Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland and independents Gordon Howie and Larry Pressler on Monday took part in...
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