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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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State Offices in Western South Dakota Closed Due to Storm

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered all state offices in the western portion of South Dakota area closed today because of the strong storm impacting the area. State offices are closed in Butte, Corson, Dewey, Harding, Lawrence, Meade, Pennington, Perkins and Ziebach Counties. Officials are monitoring the storm closely and evaluating whether further state-office...
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Spring Snow Storm to Impact Much of South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – No travel is advised in the northwestern corner of South Dakota, and motorists in other areas are advised to use caution as a spring snow storm hits. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the west and north central areas of the state through the day,...
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