Pierre School Board-July 9, 2012

Pierre School Board Gives Okay to Four Percent Pay Increase for Staff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board approved pay raises for district staff as part of a special board meeting Wednesday morning.  Teachers and other district employees have gone without raises the past two years because of budget constraints.  The board approved a 4% increase in the teaching salary for all returning...
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Dan McCormick Planting Tree with Students for Arbor Day 2013 on Mansion Grounds (KGFX Photo)

Students, Arbor Board Members and Others Plant Trees as Part of Arbor Day 2013 Event in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tuesday brought the notation of Arbor Day 2013 to the City of Pierre.  A short program and tree planting event was held near the Governor’s Residence on Tuesday morning and included Pierre’s Mayor, members of the Pierre City Arbor Board, and a group of students from St. Joseph’s School....
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Federal Charge Against Fort Pierre Man Dismissed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A federal charge that was leveled against a Fort Pierre man has been dismissed.  Derek Boe was facing a charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm in federal court-after authorities said he shot a gun into an occupied vehicle east of Pierre in January 2012.  Boe had been...
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Woman Denies Embezzling from SD Grain Elevator

BURKE, S.D. (AP) – A former employee has denied embezzling more than $17,000 from the Gregory Farmers Elevator in south central South Dakota. Twenty-nine-year-old Melissa Vosika has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of embezzlement, three counts of altering corporate records, three counts of forgery and one count of attempted embezzlement. The Daily Republic...
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