Upper Pierre Street November 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Mayor Discusses Changing Look for Upper Pierre Street

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new look for upper Pierre Street is beginning to show as a reconstruction project continues for the road section.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says plans have been in place to upgrade portions of Pierre Street for some time.  She says the 2011 flood, flood recovery that followed and...
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69 Century and Quasquicentennial Farm & Ranch Families Honored Thursday at State Fair

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) Several farm and ranch families were honored yesterday at the State Fair by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and South Dakota Farm Bureau. Families who’ve owned their land for a century or more were the focus of an annual ceremony Thursday. This year, 42 families were given the...
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Child Immunization Rates Up in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Health Department says a national survey shows that child immunization rates are up in the state. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says more South Dakota preschoolers are getting immunized for pertussis, polio, rotavirus and other vaccine-preventable diseases. He says that’s good news but there’s still work to be done,...
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SD, Other States Settle Lawsuit Against Omnicare

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state’s attorney general says South Dakota has recovered more than $170,000 after settling a whistle blower lawsuit with a Cincinnati-based company that allegedly engaged in a kickback scheme with skilled-nursing facilities nationally. A Friday statement from Attorney General Marty Jackley’s office says Omnicare Inc., allegedly gave discounts to some...
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