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South Dakota Governor Wants More Info on Immigrant Children

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state is asking the federal government for more information on unaccompanied immigrant children placed in the state. A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report shows that 21 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed individually with sponsors in South Dakota this year....
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Two People from Ca. Ordered Held on Drug Charges from Sully Co. Traffic Stop

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A husband and wife from California were ordered to be bound over to face drug charges linked to a traffic stop last week in Sully County.  Kenneth and Michelle Conway of Visalia, California, both 57-years-old, were taken into custody after a traffic stop July 17 in Sully County.  During...
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Damaged Road in Western SD Won’t be Closed

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. (AP) – Meade County officials have decided not to close a damaged section of a road connecting U.S. Highway 34 with Interstate 90 in western South Dakota. A portion of the New Underwood Road recently dropped several feet down the slope of a hill. Officials had considered closing it, but Highway...
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Pierre Library Director Says Fines Long Overdue

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The director of the public library in Pierre wants to crack down on people who are late returning items or don’t bring them back at all. Robin Schrupp tells the Capital Journal that when she took over last fall, she discovered that the library had an antiquated computer system, nonfunctioning...
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