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Governor Says His Office to be Represented as Discussion on Corps’ Plans to Sell Surplus Water to be Held at October Meeting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Western States Water Council will hold a meeting in South Dakota next month and will include the discussion of the Corps of Engineers proposed rule change for managing and selling what it deems as “surplus water” on its agenda.  The organization’s Fall Council meeting will take place October...
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Pierre Leaders Move Forward on Events Center

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Pierre City Commission has approved the hiring of a company to start work on a possible indoor sports facility and events center in South Dakota’s capital city. The city will pay Icon Architectural Group $55,000 to find private partners, locate possible sites, produce designs and a timeline and study...
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SD Governor Daugaard Asks That Flags Fly at Half-Staff

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking people to fly all flags at half-staff in honor of those who were killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. President Barack Obama has designated Wednesday, Sept. 11, as Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. The president also...
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SD Has Second West Nile Virus Death of the Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State health officials say a second person has died in South Dakota from the West Nile virus this year. He or she was a Tripp County resident in their 80s. State Epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger told KELO-TV this is one of the most serious seasons in years. He says that...
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