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Orchestra Plans Statehood Performance in Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Classical music lovers can mark South Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood and see what the state says will be the first full orchestra performance in the Capitol with more than 50 members. The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra will perform the free concert on Saturday, Nov. 1, in Pierre on the...
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Fort Pierre Mayor Discusses Monday Street Meeting and Projects Needing Attention

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) City streets and their condition was the main focus of a meeting held Monday by Fort Pierre city leaders. Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says about 20 people attended the special city council meeting at the Senior Center. Residents addressed concerns and asked street-related questions at the gathering....
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PARS Holding Watermelon Feed Tonight at Steamboat Park as Part of 40th Anniversary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Referral Service is marking its 40th anniversary and is inviting local residents to a watermelon feed tonight-as part of the celebration. Executive Director Laura White says its amazing to see what the organization has grown into from its humble beginnings. She credits Pierre and Fort Pierre...
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Pheasant Forever Office Opens in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – National conservation group Pheasants Forever has opened up shop in South Dakota in an effort to help combat the loss of the state’s pheasant population that has dwindled in recent years as more habitat is converted to cropland. Dave Nomsen has long served as vice president of government affairs for...
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