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MLK Day-Some Offices Closed, Other Locations Open Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is being observed as Martin Luther King Jr. Day across the country.  As part of the day, postal offices are closed-as are many state and federal government offices.  School closings for the day vary from district-to-district.  Rawlins Municipal Library is also closed for the holiday. The South Dakota...
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Frigid Temps and Dangerous Wind Chills in Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Frigid temperatures have moved into the Dakotas as an arctic air mass continues to spread across the region. The National Weather Service says below-normal temperatures are expected to continue through at least Tuesday morning. The coldest wind chills are in western and central North Dakota. The Weather Service says...
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Case Could Shape Native American Adoptions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide a case that could outline the limits of a law on Native American adoptions written by a former U.S. senator from South Dakota. The former senator, Jim Abourezk, tells the Argus Leader that he hopes the high court can look beyond...
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Tanka CEO Karlene Hunter Wins Leadership Award

  KYLE, S.D. (AP) – The CEO of a South Dakota company created to provide a healthy snack for American Indians has won a leadership award. Karlene Hunter is the CEO of Native American Natural Foods. The Kyle-based company is known for launching the buffalo-and-cranberry Tanka bar, Tanka Bites and Tanka Dogs. The items...
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