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City of Pierre to Hold Monday Meeting on Reconstruction Project for a Segment of Dakota Avenue

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre will have a meeting next week to give the public and businesses along a section of Dakota Avenue a chance to learn more about an upcoming reconstruction project.  The city will be doing work soon on a segment of Dakota from Highland Avenue to Fort...
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2013-2014 Pierre Strategic Plan Discussed by Commission/Viewable on City Website

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s 2013-2014 Strategic Plan was unveiled to the community at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting.  The commission, mayor and various department directors gathered in early January for a planning session and to lay out goals for Pierre for the year to come; along with long range plans.  Pierre Mayor Laurie...
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Survey: More Slow Economic Growth Ahead in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwest and Plains states dipped last month, suggesting only slow growth for the region over the next three to six months. The Mid-America Business Conditions index hit 53.1 in February, compared with 53.2 in January and 49.5 in December. Creighton University economist Ernie...
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SD Governor Says Cuts Could Require Special Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Governor Dennis Daugaard says a special session of the South Dakota Legislature might be needed if the automatic federal spending cuts that take place Friday have a long-term effect on state programs. Daugaard says the federal spending cuts will have an impact on a number of state programs. But he...
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