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Indian Group Complains Costs in Voting Rights Suit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An American Indian group is upset that two South Dakota counties named in a voting rights lawsuit are seeking court costs against 25 Oglala Sioux members. The lawsuit accused Shannon County of violating voting rights by failing to provide early balloting and an early registration satellite office. Fall River...
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Thank You to Kennebec for Hosting Wednesday’s KGFX Hometown Tour Broadcast

KENNEBEC, S.D. – (DRG News) KGFX held our most recent Hometown Tour this past Wednesday in Kennebec. It was our first visit to the community in the seven year history of the Hometown Tour broadcasts. We had a great visit and want to thank Kennebec Telephone for their generosity in providing a location for...
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Cheyenne River Payday Loan Company Lays Off Most Workers

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A high-interest personal loan company on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation is laying off most of its workers. KELO-TV reports Western Sky Financial let go nearly all of its employees in Timber Lake Thursday and told workers in Eagle Butte Friday that it will close that location by Sept....
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PSD Superintendent Reacts to 2013 ACT Results for District

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s School Superintendent says he is quite proud of the scores Pierre students logged when taking the ACT college readiness assessment.  145 Pierre students took the test, which assesses students in reading, English, math and science.   On a scale of 1 to 36, Pierre’s composite average score for 2013...
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