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Pierre City Commission Rejects Chicken Proposal

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – City commissioners in Pierre have defeated a proposal that would have allowed residents to keep up to six hens on their property. The 5-0 decision Tuesday night followed 1  1/2 hours of public discussion. More than 100 people turned out, crowding the commission room and two overflow areas. Supporters of...
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Daugaards Invite Kids to Easter Egg Hunt

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard are inviting families to an Easter egg hunt at the governor’s residence on Sunday. Children up to age 10 are invited to participate in the 61st Annual Elks Easter Egg Hunt on the residence lawn at 1 p.m. It’s sponsored by the...
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SD Corrections Board to Discuss Reforms, Policy

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Corrections Commission is scheduled to discuss the progress of statewide criminal justice reforms and other topics this week. The commission will meet in Sioux Falls Wednesday and Thursday. It is made up of legislators, judges and industry representatives. Commissioners will sit in on parole hearings. They will...
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Governor Urges Communities to Celebrate Statehood

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging communities to plan events to commemorate 125 years of statehood. The governor’s office says participating communities will be eligible for special highway signs and help with planning and promoting their local celebrations. Communities interested in hosting a celebration must form a local committee...
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