Fire Damages Hoven High School in Northern SD

HOVEN, S.D. (AP) – A high school in northern South Dakota is severely damaged after an overnight fire. Authorities say the blaze at Hoven High School started around 1 a.m. Sunday and was still burning after sunrise. Peggy Petersen is the superintendent of the Hoven School District. She tells KELO-TV that the blaze will...
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Sales, Property Tax Refunds Being Accepted in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Revenue is accepting applications from eligible senior and disabled residents for once-a-year sales or property tax refunds. Qualified applicants can receive a refund based on their income. The program’s income requirements for this year set the limit at $11,670 for a single-member household and at...
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Patchwork of SD Driver’s Ed Programs Under Review by DPS

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Public Safety Department has begun reviewing the state’s assortment of driver’s education programs, and one instructor says she would be open to more teaching guidance. There is little state oversight for driver’s education programs and the only requirement pertains to teacher training. Legislators and state officials have...
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South Dakota Governor Orders Flags at Half-Staff

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and South Dakota flags at half-staff Monday morning in observance of Memorial Day. His proclamation is in accordance with one signed by President Barack Obama. Flags will be flown at full-staff from noon until sunset. Daugaard is...
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