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PFD Called to Reported Gas Line Break at Pierre Bank Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department was called to American State Bank this morning, where it was reported that a contractor had hit a gas line in the parking lot there.  Crews were notified of the gas line break about 10:20 a.m.  Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says a contractor was...
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Hughes/Stanley County Democrats to Have Four Candidates for Congress/Governor’s Office at Tuesday Dinner

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes/Stanley County Democrats will have four announced candidates for office in this year’s elections as featured speakers at a Legislators Dinner coming up next Tuesday.  Rick Weiland, candidate for U.S. Senate; Corinna Robinson, candidate for U.S. House and gubernatorial candidates Susan Wismer and Joe Lowe are the...
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SD Budget Committee Rejects School Aid Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel that helps put together the state budget has rejected a plan to give extra state financial aid to school districts. But officials representing local schools say the issue will not be decided until the Legislature passes a budget in March. The bill sought to boost...
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Audit: Benda Helped Increase Beef Plant Grant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A state audit has found that South Dakota’s former economic development director used his public position to help his future private employer get a bigger grant for a struggling beef processing plant. The audit released Thursday found that Richard Benda was working out a new job with SDRC Inc....
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