Fire Leaves Extensive Damage to Storage Building on PILC Campus

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A pole-barn type building at Pierre Indian Learning Center was damaged in a fire yesterday.  The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department was called to the report of a shed fire on the southeast corner of the campus about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says shortly after they...
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Quirk in Health Law Will Affect Few in Dakotas

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A quirk in the federal health care law that could force tens of thousands of people who identify as Native American to start paying for insurance or pay a fine isn’t expected to affect many in the Dakotas. Enrolled members of federally recognized tribes are exempt from the Affordable Care...
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Senate OKs Measure Blocking Fees for Missouri River H2O

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The U.S. Senate has passed an amendment blocking the Corps of Engineers from charging fees to access water in upper Missouri River reservoirs. The effort spearheaded by senators from the Dakotas and Montana is part of the 2013 Water Resources Development Act, which now goes to the House. The corps...
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Law Enforcers Honored Today for Peace Officers Memorial Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day, and as happens each year in Pierre, the day has been noted with a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Law Enforcement Memorial along Capitol Lake and a memorial service at a local church. Earlier this morning, a wreath was placed before a monument...
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