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Cheyenne River Payday Loan Company Lays Off Most Workers

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A high-interest personal loan company on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation is laying off most of its workers. KELO-TV reports Western Sky Financial let go nearly all of its employees in Timber Lake Thursday and told workers in Eagle Butte Friday that it will close that location by Sept....
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PSD Superintendent Reacts to 2013 ACT Results for District

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s School Superintendent says he is quite proud of the scores Pierre students logged when taking the ACT college readiness assessment.  145 Pierre students took the test, which assesses students in reading, English, math and science.   On a scale of 1 to 36, Pierre’s composite average score for 2013...
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New Stanley County Superintendent Comments on Start of 2013-2014 School Year

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The new school year is off to a good start in Stanley County.  The first day of the 2013-2014 school year was Wednesday.  Dan Martin, who is beginning his first year as Superintendent for the Stanley County School District says things have gone well these past few days...
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Pierre’s Historic Hyde Building Continues Seeing Improvements as Owners Look to Future

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Changes continue at Pierre’s historic Hyde Building-at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Pierre Street.  The building, owned by Fred and Sherry Thurston, had its third floor restored a few years ago and the space is occupied by the Federal Public Defender’s Office.   The Thurston’s have continued working to...
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