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Tribal Relations Dept. & Dept. of Agriculture Hosting State Tribal Relations Day Events

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Events are going on today and tomorrow in Pierre as part of the 2015 notation of State Tribal Relations Day.  The Department of Tribal Relations and Department of Agriculture are co-hosting this year’s event.   The theme is “Cooperation in Agriculture”.  Tribal Relations Secretary Steve Emery says agriculture is key...
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New Part Time Magistrate Judge Appointed in Fourth Judicial Circuit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new part-time magistrate judge has been appointed for the Fourth Judicial Circuit in South Dakota.  The South Dakota Supreme Court has approved the appointment of Francy Foral as the new part-time magistrate judge for the district.  Foral received her undergraduate degree in psychology and administrative of justice from...
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House Panel Passes Plan Authorizing New Games for Deadwood

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state House committee has passed a measure that would authorize three new voter-approved games in Deadwood. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 10-3 to approve the proposal to allow keno, craps and roulette in the historic mining town. The measure has already passed through the Senate and...
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Panel Defeats Plan to Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state Senate panel has defeated a proposal that would allow people in South Dakota to carry a concealed pistol without a permit. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 5-1 on Tuesday against the measure, which would have removed the requirement for a concealed pistol permit from state law. Openly carrying...
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