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Family: Ex-Senator McGovern ‘No Longer Responsive’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The family of ex-U.S. Sen. George McGovern says the 90-year-old is “no longer responsive” in hospice care. McGovern’s family issued a statement Wednesday afternoon through Avera McKennan Hospital. His daughter, Ann McGovern, earlier told The Associated Press that her father is “nearing the end” and appears restful and peaceful....
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More Birds Likely to Greet SD Pheasant Hunters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Friday before South Dakota’s pheasant opener might not draw lines around the corner or incite customers to trample over one another, but it’s an early Black Friday for many hunting outfitters. Cabela’s general manager Mike Fox calls it the Mitchell store’s “tan-and-blaze Christmas,” the best retail day of...
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Tribal Leaders to Discuss Transportation Safety

MISSION, S.D. (AP) – Officials from South Dakota’s nine Native American tribes will gather with state and federal leaders on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss transportation safety on reservations. The 3rd annual Tribal Transportation Safety Summit will bring together tribal officials to discuss effective crash reporting, road safety audits, highway safety plans and traffic-safety...
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IM 15 Draws Comments at Monday Election Issue Event

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Speakers who are in favor and opposed to Initiated Measure 15 spoke during Monday’s Election Issues Forum. The explanation from the South Dakota Attorney General on the measure says it will increase the state general sales and use tax rate from four to five percent. That tax revenue would...
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