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SD Hospital Executives Support Expanding Medicaid

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota hospital executives say expanding the Medicaid program to provide health insurance to thousands of additional low-income people would reduce the amount of people unable to pay their bills for medical care. Hospital officials say South Dakota hospitals last year were unable to collect about $90 million from low-income...
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South Dakota Readying for Severe Weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is preparing for upcoming severe weather. This week has been Severe Weather Awareness week, and a statewide tornado drill conducted Wednesday reminded people to think about severe weather before it actually happens. This season’s severe weather season is expected to be more active than last year, when...
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SDSU Extension Forestry Specialist Discusses Tree Health at Tuesday Seminar

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Extension Forestry Specialist for SDSU says it appears that the trees and greenery along the river in Pierre and Fort Pierre were not hurt as badly as first thought following the flood of two years ago. John Ball spoke yesterday at a tree seminar at the SDSU Regional...
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Pierre Educational Foundation Starts eWall of Honor

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Educational Foundation has started what it calls the “eWall of Honor” as a way to say thanks to teachers, administrators, coaches and other Pierre Public School staff. The electronic wall of honor is set up on the foundation’s website at www.pefgovs.org and is a location where parents,...
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