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PFD Puts Out Early Morning Hay Bale Fire in East Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department spent about 2 1/2 hours at a hay bale fire this morning which burned in an open field near the Pierre Indian Learning Center. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says firefighters were told of the fire before 5:00 a.m. this morning. The bales were located...
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Statewide Swim Competition to be Held Saturday Along the Face of Oahe Dam

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Waters along the face of Oahe Dam will be full of swimmers tomorrow-as an event called “I Swam the Dam” will take place Saturday morning.  The 2.4 mile swim is being organized by the South Dakota Prairie Masters Swim Team.  The statewide group is for adults and has a...
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Capital Area United Way Student Emergency Fund Applications Now Available

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Applications are now being taken for assistance through the Capital Area United Way’s Student Emergency Fund.  The fund was set up to help local schools meet basic needs of students which are not normally funded, and to help compensate classroom teachers and educators who pay for those items from...
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SD Regents Seek Tuition Freeze from Legislature

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents wants to continue a tuition freeze for in-state students at the state’s six public universities for another year. The board approved an annual legislative budget request of $12.9 million Thursday, including $6.8 million in exchange for not raising tuition. The money would cover the...
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