Number of Deer Hunting Licenses Could be Reduced

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The number of deer hunting licenses available in South Dakota for the upcoming season could be significantly reduced. Tony Leif is the wildlife director of the state’s Game, Fish and Parks. Leif says times are changing when it comes to deer management. KBRK-AM in Brookings reports that the state for...
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SD Tribal Relations Secretary Resigning to Take Job with U.S. Attorney’s Office

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Secretary of South Dakota’s Department of Tribal Relations is resigning from the office this summer. Governor Dennis Daugaard made the announcement yesterday-thanking Leroy “J.R.” LaPlante for his service. LaPlante has accepted a position as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Sioux Falls. He has been the Tribal Relations Secretary...
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Some SD GOP Support Prenatal Help for Pregnant Immigrants

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Some Republicans in conservative South Dakota are putting the contentious politics of immigration reform aside and backing a measure to provide prenatal care to women living in the state illegally whose children will become citizens of the United States. Gov. Dennis Daugaard, a Republican who’s up for re-election this...
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Myers, Hubbel Criticize Alleged Corruption in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Two opposing South Dakota gubernatorial candidates say they want to clean alleged corruption statewide and limit the federal government’s power over the state. Former state Rep. Lora Hubbel and former University of South Dakota law professor Mike Myers called a joint news conference Wednesday. KDLT-TV reports the candidates said...
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