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Start Time for Ft. Pierre City Council Meetings to Change September 15

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Beginning later this month, a change will take place for the start time on Fort Pierre City Council meetings. Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says the city council this week voted to move council meetings from 7:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.-beginning with the next meeting. She says the...
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Retirement System Holding Off on Gay Marriage Talk

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials with the South Dakota Retirement System say they’re holding off on discussing the effects of last year’s Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. Rob Wylie is the executive director of the retirement system’s board of trustees. Wylie says for now the board won’t discuss the potential effects of last...
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Retirement System Assets See Record High

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Retirement System’s assets have grown to a record high after earning nearly 19 percent on investments in the past year. Managers say the Retirement System’s assets exceeded $10.6 billion at the end of the fiscal year on June 30. Assistant State Investment Officer Tammy Otten says the...
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NWS Notes “Heat Bursts” in Some SD Communities Early Today

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says some locations in the state experienced a rare weather event this morning. A phenomena known as a “heat burst” occurred during the early morning hours-and was recorded in a few communities. In Chamberlain, the temperature was 74 degrees at 1:00 a.m. with a relative...
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