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Rep. Dist. 24 Legislative Candidates at Cen-Kota Meeting in Ft. Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Cen-Kota Republican Women will be hosting their monthly meeting this afternoon in Fort Pierre.  As part of the meeting, the group will hear from Republican candidates for the District 24 Legislative Election.  The event will be held at Perkins in Fort Pierre from noon to 1:00 p.m. ...
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SD Test Levels Stagnant Between 2009 and 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s reading and math assessment scores for twelfth graders have stagnated. The state’s results between 2009 and 2013 reflect national averages, which have also leveled off. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says educational stagnation is troubling. South Dakota is one of 11 states piloting a national assessment called the...
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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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