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SD Seeks Applications for After-School Grants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Education Department says applications are available for grants to support after-school programs that provide students with academic activities. The 21st Century Community Learning Center grants are awarded for five years in amounts of $50,000 to $150,000 a year. The grants are funded by the federal government and...
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Dakotas in Store for a Winter Warm-Up

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Out with the Arctic, in with the Pacific. Just three days after the weather was so cold it prompted many schools in the Dakotas to call off classes, temperatures across the two states Thursday are expected to be in the teens, 20s, 30s, and even 40s. National Weather Service meteorologist...
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Ag in the Classroom Works at Spreading the Word About the Importance of the Ag Industry

MILLER, S.D. – (DRG News) The Executive Director of a program designed to provide information to students and teachers about the important role of agriculture in South Dakota says 2013 brought a busy year.  Ann Price has been overseeing South Dakota’s Agriculture in the Classroom program for the past two years.  She says last...
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Lending Program Expands to Serve Native Americans Throughout South Dakota

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) A lending program based on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation has expanded its target market to offer business and consumer loans to residents statewide who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe.  Prior to the recent expansion, Four Bands Community Fund’s service area was limited within the...
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