Certain SD State Workers Required to Get Flu Shot

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed an executive order requiring annual flu shots for certain state employees. The requirement is for people who deliver health care services, have regular contact with vulnerable populations or have a role in responding to disease outbreaks. It also applies to contract staff, vendors,...
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Upper Missouri River Basin Runoff Remains High

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn’t leading to any flooding concerns.        The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water management chief Jody Farhat says July precipitation in...
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Pierre Man Wins August Hunting Prize Package from BGCCA’s Mega Raffle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The monthly drawing for the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle was held Wednesday. The prize in the August drawing was a lab puppy and a one day pheasant hunt for four people. Semi-finalists names selected for the prize at KGFX Wednesday morning...
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Regents Talk Keeping Students, Boosting Grad Rates

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The governing body of South Dakota’s six public universities is looking into ways it can increase the number of degrees it awards, retain more students and make its tuition rates more competitive in the region. The South Dakota Board of Regents met Tuesday in Pierre for its annual planning session....
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