January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Healthcare in Partnership with Education (HIPE) Week is Feb. 4-8

Promoting health careers to South Dakota students is the focus of the upcoming Healthcare in Partnership with Education (HIPE) Week Feb. 4-8. More...

Property Transfers

Property transfers are collected by the Prairie Pioneer from public records in the Register of Deeds Office. The following are for the month of December, 2012. More...

SBA launches web page about Affordable Care Act provisions

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently launched a new web page and blog dedicated to educating small business owners about the Affordable Care Act. More...

Join the Arbor Day Foundation and receive 10 free blue spruce trees

Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone from South Dakota who joins the Foundation in February will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees to plant when the weather turns warm. More...

Families sometimes overlook EITC, a valuable tax credit

Workers could overlook an important federal tax credit because they simply don’t know about it. As a result, they could miss out on as much as $5,891 extra in their federal income tax refunds through the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). More...

Enjoy ‘Eagles and Bagels’ at Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Visitors of the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Fort Pierre will learn all about the park’s winter residents and enjoy a snack on the Eagles and Bagels Walk in the Park on Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Medicare Questions & Answers

Making Medicare Make Sense Answers to some of the most commonly asked Medicare questions. Q: What are the actual changes to Medicare in 2013? There’s been a lot of talk, but I want facts, and I’m confused about my benefits. More...

100th Anniversary of discovery of Verendrye Plate to be held Feb. 3

Join the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre on Sunday, Feb. 3, in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of one of the society’s signature artifacts, the Verendrye Plate. More...

Clearing ice and snow buildups assists mailmen in delivery of mail

Winter is back in full swing, bringing significant snow and ice to the Upper Midwest. That means slippery surfaces, which can be dangerous and costly for homeowners, as well as for their visitors, including their letter carrier. More...