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Education Advocates to Pursue More State Funding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota teachers haven’t gotten the break they were looking for in Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s spending plan for the state’s next budget cycle. Education advocates said Thursday they plan to push for more education funding and for measures to hike teacher pay in the 2015 legislative session. Daugaard proposed a...
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South Dakota Insurance Director Resigning

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Insurance Director Merle Scheiber is resigning at the end of the month. State Labor and Regulation Secretary Marcia Hultman announced Scheiber’s resignation Thursday. Hultman says Scheiber is leaving for “personal reasons” and says she can’t elaborate further. Scheiber has served in this role since 2005. He will step...
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City of Pierre Launching Community Survey

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre will be surveying residents this month to rate citizens’ thoughts on various community related subjects.  The survey will include about 100 questions and residents will be asked to rate how they feel about current city services, what they appreciate most about the quality of life...
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Upcoming “Annie’s Project” Classes in Pierre for Women Involved in Agriculture

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre will be the location for SDSU Extension’s “Annie’s Project” starting in mid-January.  Adele Harty, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist says “Annie’s Project” is for women involved in the agriculture industry and was organized to empower women by providing detailed farm/ranch management information and to build networks between...
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