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Pierre Chamber and PEDCO Gathered Thursday for Annual Meeting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Thursday brought an evening which included awards, a meal and a review of the year that is ending-as part of the annual celebration for the Pierre Chamber of Commerce and the Pierre Economic Development Corporation.  The event was held at the Ramkota. PEDCO handed out it’s “Vernon Award for...
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Stanley County Schools Asking for Volunteers in Preparing for Move to New Elementary Building Next Month

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Officials with the Stanley County School District are looking for volunteers to help with moving work starting sometime in mid-December.  The district is about a month away from taking possession of its new elementary building, which should be complete in December.  Superintendent Dan Martin says in preparation for...
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AP NewsBreak: Macy’s Moving Jett Off SD float

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Macy’s is moving rocker Joan Jett off the South Dakota tourism float in its Thanksgiving Day parade after ranchers complained about having a vegetarian and animal rights advocate representing the state. Macy’s Parade spokesman Orlando Veras told The Associated Press that Jett and her band the Blackhearts will be...
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Noem Says Her Focus Remains Repealing ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Rep. Kristi Noem voted with the majority in passing the Keep Your Health Plan Act but says her long-term goal is repealing “Obamacare.” The 261-157 roll call Friday in the House would let insurance companies sell individual coverage to everyone, even if it falls short of standards in the health overhaul....
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