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Delta Paid $1.6M For Staying Longer in SD Cities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Transportation paid Delta Air Lines nearly $500,000 to compensate for the extra time the company stayed at the Pierre Regional Airport in late 2011 and early 2012. Delta had planned to end service in Pierre in November 2011 to save money. But the DOT required Delta...
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Legislative Calendar Changed/State Offices Open But Officials Suggest Calling Ahead

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The weekend’s blizzard has resulted in a change to this week’s legislative calendar.  Lawmakers have the day off today, but will kick off this week’s four-day schedule tomorrow.  The calendar has been shifted to a Tuesday through Friday schedule for lawmakers, instead of the Monday through Thursday schedule that...
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SD Legislature Postpones Session Due to Storm

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Legislators are getting an extra day of rest after leaders decided to push back this week’s session because of a winter storm that pounded the area over the weekend. The Legislative Research Council says the Legislature’s four-day session will be shifted from Tuesday through Friday instead of Monday through Thursday...
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SD Man to Lead Fundraising for Historical Society

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Rapid City man will be leading the effort to raise money for the South Dakota State Historical Society. Michael Lewis has been named the president of the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation. The foundation is the nonprofit fundraising partner of the South Dakota State Historical Society. Both are...
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