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FPFD Puts Out Grass Fire at ORV Course

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department put out a grass fire at the Off Road Vehicle area near Oahe Dam yesterday afternoon. Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the fire was reported about 4:30 p.m. when smoke was noted near that location. Cronin says the grass fire burned in a...
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Report: Midwest Economic Index Drops in September

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states suggests economic growth in the region will slow down in the months ahead. A survey report issued Wednesday says the overall September index dropped nearly three points to 54.3, from 57.2 the previous month. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss,...
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Fire Near Apartment Complex Leaves Damage to Exterior of Building

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire that burned in shrubbery Tuesday morning caused damage to the exterior of an apartment complex in Pierre.  Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says the fire was noted just outside a two-story, four-plex apartment building in the 200 block of North Spruce Avenue.  Paul says the fire originated...
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4 SD Schools Receive National Achievement Honor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Four South Dakota schools have earned national recognition from the U.S. Department of Education for gains in academic achievement. South Dakota’s Blue Ribbon schools are: Howard Elementary School in Howard; Medary Elementary School in Brookings; O’Gorman High School in Sioux Falls; and Timber Lake High School in Timber Lake. The...
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