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ND, SD US Senators Ask Obama to Aid in Propane Crisis

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. senators from the Dakotas are among the bipartisan group of senators who have sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to provide additional relief to people affected by the nationwide propane shortage and its price surge. The letter was sent to the White House on...
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SD Governor Supports Aim of Common Core Standards

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he believes the Common Core educational standards will help improve student achievement levels. A number of measures have been introduced in the South Dakota Legislature seeking to repeal the standards, block any expansion or study them. South Dakota has adopted the Common Core standards,...
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Pierre Comes Close to Record Low Overnight

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says Pierre came close to setting a record with the bone-chilling temperature that was noted overnight. Tim Kearns with the Weather Service’s Aberdeen office says Pierre fell to -19 degrees at the Pierre Regional Airport about 4:45 a.m. this morning. The record was -20, which was set...
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District 24 Legislative Cracker Barrel Coming to Pierre Tomorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings the Pierre Chamber’s District 24 Legislative Cracker-barrel.  The annual event will begin tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. in the chamber’s community room at 800 West Dakota Avenue.  Chamber CEO Laura Schoen Carbonneau says the informal event will include an introduction of District 24’s three legislators-Senator Jeff Monroe,...
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