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New iPads Being Tried Out by Some Lawmakers as Part of Pilot Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Some state lawmakers will be taking part in a pilot project-as they try out using iPads instead of laptops beginning with the coming legislative session.  Legislative Research Council Director Jim Fry says that about 30 of the devices have been distributed to some veteran members who have volunteered to...
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Oahe Chapter of the American Red Cross Receives Casual Friday Donation from DSS

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Oahe Chapter of the American Red Cross received a donation last week from the South Dakota Department of Social Services.  The money is to be used by the Red Cross to assist victims of Superstorm Sandy that impacted portions of the east coast in late October.  Mike Mehlhaff,...
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New SD Mountain Lion Season Brings Expanded Quotas

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – It’s the start of an expanded mountain lion season for hunters in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The state Game Fish and Parks Commission has set a quota of 100 lions, a record in the seven years of lion seasons. The quotas have been gradually increased primarily to...
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Dakota Men Hanged in 1862 to be Honored in Mankato After Two Week Horseback Ride from SD

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – About 150 Native Americans are expected in Mankato to honor the 38 Dakota men who were hanged in 1862. KTOE radio reports a new monument will be dedicated at Reconciliation Park in Mankato in a Wednesday morning ceremony. It’s believed to be the location where the executions took place at...
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