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Flu Numbers in SD Double Last Year’s Totals

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state health expert says South Dakota is being hit hard by the flu this season. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says there have been nearly 950 confirmed cases of influenza, more than 330 hospitalizations and 36 deaths. The Capital Journal reports that all of the numbers are about double the totals...
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Fort Pierre Train Depot Returns March 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Depot Thank You Celebration Held Tuesday-Now That It’s Back in Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A celebration was held yesterday to formally mark the return of a long-time Fort Pierre landmark.  The Fort Pierre Train Depot was brought back to the community last week after spending about fifty years on a ranch near Mud Butte.  The building started serving the rail-line in 1907. ...
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SD Indian Community Losing Supporter in Johnson

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Members of South Dakota’s American Indian community say they will lose a strong supporter when U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson steps down. The 66-year-old Democrat announced Tuesday that he will retire next year at the end of his third Senate term. He has been known during his nearly three decades...
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Secretary of State Gant: SD Sees Record Number of Corporate Filings in December

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota saw a record number of new corporate filings in December. Secretary of State Jason Gant says that suggests the state’s economy is improving. Corporate filings in December totaled 827, a 23 percent increase over the year and the highest number on record. Gant tells the Argus Leader...
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