Marty Jackley 2013 (Courtesy Attorney General's Office)

AG Study Shows Not Much Change in South Dakota Crime Numbers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The number of serious crimes reported in South Dakota was down slightly in 2013, but arrests for less-serious offenses rose a bit over the year before. Attorney General Marty Jackley released the Crime in South Dakota report Monday showing a drop of less than 1 percent in the number of...
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Matt Michels

Lt. Governor to Speak in Lemmon, Hettinger

LEMMON, N.D. (AP) – South Dakota Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will be in the South Dakota town of Lemmon and the North Dakota town of Hettinger on Monday to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the two states’ entrance into statehood. Michels will speak at 3:30 p.m. MDT at the Lemmon Senior Center. He’ll then...
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Health Insurance Papers

Insurers File Health Plans With State for Review

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – At least two health insurers have given the state copies of the plans they intend to sell through the federal marketplace during the next open enrollment period. Insurers faced a Sunday deadline to submit their plans to the state’s Division of Insurance for review. That office will then send...
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Senator Tim Johnson

Senator Seeking Nominees for Adoption Recognition

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says he is accepting nominations for the Angels in Adoption program. Angels in Adoption was established in 1999 by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute to raise awareness about the importance of adoption. Johnson is the grandfather of two adopted children. The South Dakota Democrat...
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