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SD Tribe Works to Reach Stranded Residents

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Road and emergency crews on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are working to reach isolated tribal members in the wake of the spring storm hammering South Dakota. Tribal official Toni Red Cloud tells the Rapid City Journal that the priority is on people with pressing medical needs, such as dialysis...
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Secretary of State Says Weather Postpones SD School and City Elections

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says at least 30 city and school district elections were postponed by this week’s spring storm that hit much of the state with snow and freezing rain. The local elections were to be held Tuesday, but they have been postponed a week until...
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Officials Cancel SD Meeting on Missouri River

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers canceled a South Dakota meeting today on the agency’s plans for managing the Missouri River reservoirs this spring. The meeting was set to be held in Pierre on Wednesday, but it was canceled because of the spring snowstorm that hit the area. Jody Farhat,...
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Keystone XL Opponents in Nebraska Circulating Petition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are circulating a petition to try to halt the project. The group Bold Nebraska sent out an email Wednesday, urging its supporters to sign an online petition that would ask President Barack Obama to deny federal approval. The group pointed to a...
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