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Donations Made Thursday to Fund Farrar’s Statue for Trail of Governors Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Thursday brought a donation that will fund a bronze statue of former Governor Frank Farrar-as part of the Trail of Governors Project in Pierre.  A check for $68,000 was presented to Trail of Governors board members at First National Bank yesterday.  The cost for the statue is split between...
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SD Senate Panel Approves Bill on Arming Teachers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Senate committee has endorsed a bill that would allow school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 5-4 Friday to send the bill to the full Senate. The measure was passed earlier by the House. Supporters say school boards...
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Investors Funding Harrold Pulse Crop Plant

HARROLD, S.D. (AP) – A group planning to build a pulse crop processing plant in Harrold is $150,000 shy of raising $1.5 million from investors. South Dakota Pulse Processors board of managers president Tom Young tells the Pierre Capital Journal he’s optimistic the company will be able to tell farmers at planting time in...
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SD Lawmakers Approve Penny Bets for Video Lottery

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has given final approval to a measure that would allow 1-cent bets in video lottery games. The House voted 39-28 Thursday to approve the measure, which was passed earlier by the Senate. The bill, which was proposed by the state Lottery Commission, now goes to Gov....
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