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SD Health Care Officials Urge Medicaid Expansion

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Doctors and directors of health care facilities say South Dakota should expand its Medicaid program to provide health insurance to thousands more low-income people. They told a state task force that people who are currently uninsured wait too long to get medical care and wind up in emergency rooms getting...
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SDSU Extension Sponsored Tree Seminar to be Held Tonight in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tonight will bring a tree seminar to Pierre, which will feature SDSU’s Extension Forestry Specialist and other speakers.  Dr. John Ball will talk about the ongoing effects of the 2011 flood on the trees in flood impacted areas of Pierre and Fort Pierre.  He will also cover some information...
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NWS Says Some Precip and Temperature Records Broken in Central SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says several records have been set in central parts of the state in the past few days. According to the Weather Service’s Aberdeen office, a record April snowfall has been recorded at Pierre with 20.8 inches so far this month.  The old record April snowfall...
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SD Discovery Center Makes Changes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Discovery Center and Aquarium is now known as the South Dakota Discovery Center.  Center Director Kristie Maher says the three 150 gallon tanks that had been in place in the building since 1990 were removed a few days ago.  Maher says the Game, Fish and Parks...
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