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Redfield School District Voters to Decide Opt-Out

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Residents of the Redfield School District will decide Tuesday whether to opt out of the state property tax limits. The opt-out would allow the district to collect an extra $350,000 a year above the state limits for five years. Redfield Superintendent Randy Joyce tells the Aberdeen American News that the new...
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Dakotas Tribe Holding Hearings About Foster Care

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is hosting two hearings about Native Americans in the foster care system ahead of a planned summit next month. The tribe is hosting a pre-summit hearing April 20 at the Grand River Casino in Mobridge, S.D., and another one on April 26 at Prairie...
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Bill Would Drop Corps’ Missouri River Wildlife Focus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Four members of Missouri’s congressional delegation have filed legislation aimed at dropping the wildlife focus on the Missouri River. The bill would remove “fish and wildlife” from the list of authorized river management endeavors the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can undertake on the river. It’s backed by Republican...
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SD Governor Recognizes Home Building for Creating Jobs

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Governor Dennis Daugaard says home construction is a significant source of employment, so he’s designated April as New Homes month in South Dakota. In a proclamation, Daugaard says every new home supports at least three full-time jobs. The governor says every 1,000 new homes generate an average of $117 million...
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