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Lawmakers studying drug abuse prevention to meet at Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A group of lawmakers looking at how to prevent drug abuse in South Dakota is meeting at the state Capitol. The Substance Abuse Prevention Interim Study Committee meets Wednesday. The committee is hearing from former U.S. attorney from North Dakota Timothy Purdon. Purdon is discussing the challenges of fighting meth...
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Pierre’s Air Service Offers 50 Passenger Jet

PIERRE SD – The ADI inaugural flight left Pierre Regional Airport Monday at approximately 8:40am with every seat on the 50 passenger Embraer 145 jet occupied. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill was excited for the flight and stated that this is an exciting time for the residents and the city. The Pierre Mayor had expressed...
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300 Students Get Scholarships to South Dakota Tech Schools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Three-hundred students have been selected to receive free rides to South Dakota’s four public technical schools. The office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the Build Dakota Scholarship Board chose the recipients of the financial aid packages from a pool of 1,300 applications. The selected students will receive free tuition, books...
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Names Released in Lyman County Fatal Crash

PRESHO, S.D. –  Two Sioux Falls, S.D., men have been identified as those involved in a two-motorcycle crash that killed one and injured the other Sunday morning west of Presho. James Woldt, Jr., 58, was driving the first motorcycle eastbound on Interstate 90 when he quickly slowed down. The second motorcycle, unable to stop,...
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