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Senators Want Bison Declared National Mammal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. senators from the Dakotas and other areas are making another attempt at having the bison declared the national mammal. Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune of South Dakota and John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota are among those introducing the National Bison Legacy Act on Wednesday....
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Feeding South Dakota to Move Into Second Phase of Statewide Fundraiser

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Feeding South Dakota is expected to move into the second phase of a statewide campaign to raise funds to enhance it’s hunger relief services. The fundraising campaign started in Rapid City last year-where plans called for raising $2 million dollars. Now, the campaign is to begin soon in Central...
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Home Rehabilitation Funds Available for SD Groups

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Housing Development Authority says it has $500,000 available for nonprofit organizations or public agencies that can administer the funds and use them to provide loans to homeowners. The housing authority says the groups must use the money toward zero percent interest, conditionally forgivable loans meant to...
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Groundbreaking Held Monday at Site of Pierre’s New Elementary School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) After working through the many details of the project in recent months, Pierre School Board members broke ground for the district’s new elementary school yesterday. A brief ceremony was held Monday afternoon at property in northeast Pierre where the new school will be located. Present at the groundbreaking were...
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