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SD Lawmakers Ready for New Debate on School Money

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers are readying for another debate on funding for school districts as they head to Pierre for the year’s legislative session. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has recommended that state aid to school districts be increased by 3 percent next year to account for inflation. It’s one of many issues...
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Some Ask: Is SD’s Pheasant Boom Headed for a Bust?

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A wildlife biologist says that South Dakota’s pheasant boom could go the way of the Black Hills gold rush of 1870s – as in, it might disappear. Pheasants Forever farm bill biologist Mike Blaalid says that the bust is tied to there being less land in the Conservation Reserve Program....
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31 People Died From Work Injuries in SD in 2011

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 31 people died from work injuries in South Dakota during 2011. The preliminary numbers show that the number of work-related fatalities in the state decreased by five from the previous year. Of the 31 fatalities, 14 were from transportation incidents. The agriculture,...
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Pierre Teen Enters Not Guilty Plea on Charges from December Shooting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teen who has been charged by a Hughes County Grand Jury for a December shooting has pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces.  16-year-old Braiden McCahren was indicted in December on charges of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and alternate counts of Aggravated Assault. ...
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