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Public Invited to Weigh In on Name for New Pierre Elementary School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board is looking for input from the public as the district considers what to name the future new elementary school being built in northeast Pierre.  Ballots will be available at each elementary school during parent-teacher conferences coming up later this month.  Local citizens can also vote...
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Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center Holds Fall Celebration…and Hot Dog Eating Contest

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Did you catch Saturday’s Fall Celebration at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center?  The day brought several activities, including a chance to see live demonstrations of the Rocky Mountain Pack String from the U.S. Forest Service; plus there was live music, a timber branding, a wine tasting…and...
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State Committee Gives Final OK to Rest Stop Rule Changes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota panel has approved rule changes in multiple state departments that include allowing the Department of Transportation to regulate newsstands at highway rest stops. The legislative Rules Review Committee also reviewed policies for the South Dakota Commission on Gaming and seven other state agencies. The committee approved a...
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Chance of Deer-Vehicle Collision High in Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Motorists are more likely to crash into a deer in the Dakotas than in most other states. State Farm has released its annual ranking of states in terms of the likelihood of deer-vehicle collisions. The insurer uses claims data and state licensed driver counts from the Federal Highway Administration....
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