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Fourth of July Brought Fun, Family and Friends to Central South Dakota

UNDATED – (DRG News) Fourth of July celebrations are now just a memory, but this year’s Independence Day brought fun and plenty of activities for everyone throughout central South Dakota.  The MDN camera had a hard time catching it all, but here are a just a few pictures we captured from the many events...
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SD Gets Year Extension on No Child Left Behind

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Education Department has granted a one-year extension to South Dakota and five other states to give them more time to meet provisions of No Child Left Behind. Congress passed the act in 2002 and it’s been due for reauthorization since 2007. President Barack Obama said in 2011...
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South Dakota State Fair Launches New Website

HURON, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Fair has launched a new website. Officials say the site at has an updated design and is easier for people to use. It includes information on the annual late-summer State Fair and on other events at the fairgrounds in Huron throughout the year. This year’s...
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Former Candidate in Court for Election Law Charges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An independent candidate for U.S. Senate in South Dakota who failed to make the November ballot has made an initial court appearance in Pierre. Thirty-three-year-old Clayton Walker was present at the Hughes County courthouse Monday for the initial reading of charges filed against him. He has been accused of perjury...
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