SD National Guard Museum

National Guard Museum Extends Summer Hours

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre says it is expanding its summer hours. Starting July 1, the museum will open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday and the third Thursday of the months through September. Normal museum hours are from 9 a.m. to 4...
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US Agency Pays $5.6 Million to SD Local Governments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. Tim Johnson says the U.S. Department of Interior has designated more than $5.6 million that will go to 31 South Dakota counties as payment in lieu of property taxes. Johnson says the Black Hills National Forest, national grasslands and national parks are tremendous assets to South Dakota, but they pay...
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State-Issued Irrigation Permits Soaring in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The number of irrigation permits is soaring in South Dakota, due to last year’s drought and to lucrative market prices for corn, wheat and soybeans. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources approved 173 irrigation permits last year. So far this year it has issued 279, and 121...
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SD Communities Help OK Tornado Victims

FAULKTON, S.D. (AP) – Several small communities in parts of South Dakota are teaming up with a hairdresser from Faulkton to help tornado victims in Oklahoma. KELO-TV reports that Sarah Davidson contacted an Oklahoma church and started collected items for people in Moore, Okla., devastated by a deadly tornado that hit last month. The...
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