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Legislative Calendar Changed/State Offices Open But Officials Suggest Calling Ahead

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The weekend’s blizzard has resulted in a change to this week’s legislative calendar.  Lawmakers have the day off today, but will kick off this week’s four-day schedule tomorrow.  The calendar has been shifted to a Tuesday through Friday schedule for lawmakers, instead of the Monday through Thursday schedule that...
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SD Legislature Postpones Session Due to Storm

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Legislators are getting an extra day of rest after leaders decided to push back this week’s session because of a winter storm that pounded the area over the weekend. The Legislative Research Council says the Legislature’s four-day session will be shifted from Tuesday through Friday instead of Monday through Thursday...
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SD Man to Lead Fundraising for Historical Society

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Rapid City man will be leading the effort to raise money for the South Dakota State Historical Society. Michael Lewis has been named the president of the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation. The foundation is the nonprofit fundraising partner of the South Dakota State Historical Society. Both are...
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State GOP Elects Its New Leadership Team

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Republican Party has elected its new leadership team. Former marketing and advertising executive Craig Lawrence will serve as chairman. He replaces state Sen. Tim Rave. Tony Venhuizen of Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s office made the announcement Saturday on his Twitter account. Venhuizen says former state Rep. Kim Vanneman...
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