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PFD Holding Annual Awards and Banquet Night Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department will hold its annual awards banquet and officer elections tonight.  The event takes place at the Izaak Walton League Clubhouse in southeast Pierre.  Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says three awards will be handed out following a social hour and dinner.  Each company nominates a...
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NWS Says a Warmup is Expected Next Week

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) After a cold start to the month, the National Weather Service says temperatures next week may be much above normal.  Near to above normal temps are expected to continue through the weekend and into next week.   Travis Tarver of the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says normal high temperatures...
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SD College Students to Lobby for Tuition Freeze

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – College students plan to press lawmakers to restore a priority for students and the state Board of Regents that Gov. Dennis Daugaard hasn’t included in his budget plan: a tuition freeze at the state’s public universities. South Dakota Student Federation executive director Jess Peterson on Wednesday said students plan to...
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USDA Grants Nearly $400,000 SD Tribal Colleges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced nearly $400,000 in grants for tribal community colleges in South Dakota. The grants announced on Wednesday are available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Community Facilities program. In South Dakota, the Oglala Lakota College will get $145,302, Sinte Gleska University...
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