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Minnesota Man on Motorcycle Killed in Accident East of Blunt Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Minnesota man died over the weekend after his motorcycle collided with a pickup pulling a farm trailer. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the accident was reported on U.S. Highway 14 just east of Blunt on Saturday afternoon just after two o’clock. An investigation shows that...
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Mount Rushmore

SD Tourism Industry is Having Good Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials report that South Dakota’s tourism industry is having a good year. The South Dakota Tourism Department says hotel occupancy statewide is up 7.8 percent so far this year, meaning hotels and motels are filling more rooms compared with the same period last year. Nationally, hotel occupancy is up...
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Children

SD Officials Report Decline in Foster Care Kids

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Officials say the number of children in foster care is on the decline in South Dakota – and it’s a good sign. Authorities say the 17 percent decline in the state’s foster care children since 2005 could be due in part to better support services for troubled families and...
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Paul Ryan

Both SD House Candidates Say Ryan Pick Helps Them

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Democratic and Republican candidates for South Dakota’s lone House seat say they like the selection of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate, albeit for different reasons. Republican Rep. Kristi Noem says she has interacted on several occasions with Ryan and believes Romney made a great decision for...
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