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Senate Petitions Being Investigated by AG

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says he’s investigating accusations of wrongdoing related to several nominating petitions submitted by U.S. Senate candidates, but the process won’t affect who appears on this year’s ballots. Secretary of State Jason Gant asked the office to review the petitions submitted by candidates for potential...
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Livestock Profitability Up in South Dakota in 2013

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota livestock producers last year rebounded from drought in 2012 in a big way. That’s the conclusion of the Farm and Ranch Business Management Program at Mitchell Technical Institute. It concluded that the average South Dakota cattle rancher made a profit of more than $36 per cow last year...
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Governor Says SD Has Put $56.2 Million Toward the State’s Bonds

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state used $56.2 million of one-time funds to make a dent in the state’s bonds. The payoff was outlined by Daugaard in his budget address and in a piece of legislation that passed in the 2014 session with nearly unanimous support. The law...
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SD Receives Funds for Breast Cancer Screening

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota effort to provide mammograms to uninsured and underinsured women has received a $31,000 grant. The funding comes from Susan G. Komen South Dakota. It goes to the state Department of Health’s breast and cervical cancer screening program called “All Women Count!” An official with the department says...
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