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South Dakota Seeing Big Increase in STD Cases

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is seeing what officials say is an alarming increase in sexually transmitted diseases. They cite as reasons online acquaintances, a changing population and a relaxed view of risks. The Argus Leader reports that chlamydia infections in South Dakota have doubled since the late 1990s, and gonorrhea...
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Pierre to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Tomorrow for 4th Street Multi Use Recreational Trail

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held tomorrow to celebrate the grand opening of the 4th Street Multi-Use Trail.  The event was scheduled now that Phase I of the trail has been completed.   Phase I treks from Governor’s Drive to Bristol Place.  Phase II of the trail was...
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FBI Searching for Man Who Fired at Idaho Trooper

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office is searching for a man suspected of firing at an Idaho State Police trooper during a chase early Saturday and later kidnapping a woman who was dropped off unharmed in eastern Montana. The Kootenai County sheriff’s department in Idaho obtained a $1 million...
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SD Governor Proposing State Budget to Legislature

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is ready to propose a new state budget. The Republican governor is outlining his budget plan in a speech Tuesday afternoon to the South Dakota Legislature. In the past week, Daugaard has said he will recommend a pay raise for state employees and increases...
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