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School Board Recognition Week is January 14-18

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week is noted as School Board Recognition Week and the Pierre School District is joining other districts across the state in thanking school board members for their leadership and service to the district and community.  School Board Recognition Week is January 14-18.  More than 850 South Dakotans are...
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Central South Dakota Survivors of Suicide Support Group Holding First Meeting Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The first meeting of the Central South Dakota Survivors of Suicide Support Group will be held this evening in Pierre.  The group, according to Julie Moore of St. Mary’s Foundation, is for adults who have lost a friend, family member or co-worker to suicide. Moore says the idea to...
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Verendrye Museum Holds Annual Meeting

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brought the annual meeting for Fort Pierre’s Verendrye Museum.  The meal and meeting took place at the Senior Center in Fort Pierre.  During the meeting, discussion focused on the return of the former Fort Pierre Train Depot and other topics.  The museum also presented its Spirit of...
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Drought Could Make Sunflowers More Popular

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Lingering drought might prompt more farmers in the Dakotas to plant sunflowers this year. The crop’s extensive root system enables it to tolerate dry conditions better than many other crops. Longtime North Dakota sunflower grower Tim DeKrey, of Steele, tells Agweek that if dry conditions continue that will make...
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