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Anticlimactic Finish for SD Legislative Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has wrapped up the 2014 session after a final meeting with scant business on the agenda. Lawmakers spent less than 15 minutes in their chambers Monday finishing the formalities of the session. The last day of the session, known as “veto day,” is typically used to...
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Weekend House Fire in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge Fire Department, Police Department, and Ambulance Service dealt with a house fire over the weekend. ¬†On Saturday, March 29, shortly before 10 a.m. the departments were called to the 300 block of fourth avenue west for a house fire. The departments were called out several more times...
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Redistricting Reflects South Dakota’s Urban Shift

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Having just one U.S. House seat in South Dakota makes congressional redistricting moot, but the once-a-decade process carries its share of complexities on the state legislative front. The Republican majority again got to call the shots on new boundaries in 2011. State GOP officials say their redistricting plan was...
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Historical Society to Present Governor’s Awards

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Historical Society says three people and two organizations will be honored for their efforts in preserving the state’s history. The groups and individuals will be presented with the Governor’s Awards for History on Saturday in Pierre. The award recipients are Barbara Johnson of Aberdeen, Steve Olson of...
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