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SD Environmental Projects Get $39 Million

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved nearly $39 million in grants and loans for projects that involve drinking water, wastewater, storm water and recycling. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the money will result in better drinking water, improved wastewater treatment and enhanced environmental protection. The awards...
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Governor Daugaard Discusses the Fun of Sunday’s Elks Easter Egg Hunt at Governor’s Residence

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Elks Lodge will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday afternoon.  The event has become a family tradition for many-as children from toddler on up gather with their parents at the Governor’s Residence in Pierre and the youngsters fill baskets with treats that have been placed...
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NWS to Start Impact Based Warning Format Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The upcoming severe storm season will bring an effort by the National Weather Service to better communicate the threats that Mother Nature could bring.  Starting Monday, the National Weather Service is beginning what it calls an “Impact Based Warning Format”, which involves issuing thunderstorm and tornado warnings that will be...
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Spotter Training Held Thursday to Prepare for Upcoming Storm Season

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Thursday brought a weather spotter training class to Pierre.  The gatherings are held each spring to help get those who watch the skies get up-to-date on the upcoming spring and summer storm season and know what to watch for with severe weather.  It is also offered for members of...
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