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Flu Continues to be Widespread in State

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Flu in South Dakota continues to be classified as “widespread” by the South Dakota Department of Health.  The latest weekly flu summary showed that this flu season has brought more than 770 lab confirmed cases of influenza and 272 hospitalizations.  25 people have succumbed to flu.  South Dakota State...
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Pierre School Board Accepts Retirement and Resignations Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board accepted three notices of retirement or resignations yesterday at their monthly meeting. Submitting her retirement was Glenda Woodburn, who is currently a math teacher at Georgia Morse Middle School.  She has served the Pierre School District for 25 years, starting her career in the district...
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SD Senate Panel Rejects Animal Cruelty Measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has rejected a measure that sought to make aggravated cruelty to dogs, cats and horses a felony. The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 7-1 to kill the bill after state officials and representatives of agricultural groups said it would conflict with animal abuse...
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Brush Pile Burn to Take Place at Cow Creek Recreation Area Today

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Citizens in southwest Sully County and northwest Hughes County are being asked to note that a brush pile burn will take place today at Cow Creek Recreation Area.  Tuck Durham with the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area says the annual burn will take place just across from the Outpost. ...
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