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Pierre Educator Given Prestigious Statewide Award

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre educator has been named “South Dakota Adult Educator of the Year” by the South Dakota Association of Lifelong Learning.  Missy Slaathaug, who is an Adult Education Coordinator and Instructor at the Right Turn of Pierre, received the award at the Great Plains Council on Adult Basic Education...
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Corn Crop Harvest Estimates Downgraded Slightly

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the corn crop, reflecting late planting in the Corn Belt caused by a wet spring. Farmers are now expected to harvest 13.95 billion bushels, 55 million fewer bushels than predicted in June. That still beats the 2009 record...
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Dilges to Speak at Today’s Meeting of Hughes-Stanley County Republicans

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The monthly meeting of the Hughes-Stanley County Republicans will be today at Jake’s Restaurant.  Tad Perry, Stanley County Republican Chairman says the speaker at today’s meeting will be Jason Dilges, Commissioner of the Bureau of Finance and Management.  Dilges will discuss the state’s budget during the gathering.   The meeting...
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South Dakotans Being Asked to Give Input on Medicare and Social Security

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) AARP South Dakota continues with a series of meetings it is holding this summer as it invites people to weigh in on the future of Medicare and Social Security.  The organization has planned stops in a total of 11 locations to focus on challenges to Medicare and Social Security...
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