Members of the Pierre School Board and other school district officials checked the progress of the construction project for Pierre's new elementary school Monday.  The wall shown standing on the right side of the picture is one of the building's exterior walls.

Pierre School Board & District Officials Tour Construction Site for New School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Construction work for a new elementary school in Pierre is going well. The building is being put up in northeast Pierre where other residential and business developments have been underway. The Pierre School Board and school officials took an opportunity before Monday’s monthly board meeting to look over the...
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Governor Daugaard Holds Meeting with STB and Rail Companies on Rail Car Shortage

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard met with Surface Transportation Board members and railroad company officials last week on the shortage of rail cars in South Dakota. The railroad shipment issues for ag commodities has been causing problems for producers and elevators. Daugaard was in the nation’s capital last week and says...
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US Attorneys Host Human Trafficking Forum in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon from North Dakota are sponsoring a three-day conference in hopes of raising awareness of human trafficking and related crimes.        Johnson, medical professionals and a senior adviser at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
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Sanford Getting $7.1M Grant for Cancer Research

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health is giving Dakotas-based Sanford Health more than $7.1 million over five years for cancer research. Sanford says the money will be used to recruit participants for clinical trials, quality-of-life studies and research on the delivery of cancer care. The...
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