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Small SD Town of McIntosh Loses Bar in Fire

McINTOSH, S.D. (AP) – The small north-central South Dakota town of McIntosh is without a place to grab an after-work beer after a Main Street bar burned down over the weekend. Assistant fire chief Gary Bubbers says the Main Street Grill and Lounge caught fire about 2 a.m. Sunday and was destroyed. The business...
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New Online Map Details US Onshore Wind Turbines

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The federal Interior Department and U.S. Geological Survey have teamed up to produce the nation’s first publicly available interactive map and database of onshore wind turbines. The map shows more than 47,000 sites. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the information should aid land managers and improve the siting of future...
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SD Lawmaker Wants to Tighten Payday Loan Rules

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota lawmaker has come up with a proposal he hopes the Legislature can pass to put restrictions on the short-term loans he says can trap poor people into crippling cycles of debt. Rep. Steve Hickey of Sioux Falls says that after he started an effort to put a...
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Stanley County Student Named 2014 King of Hearts Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Stanley County High School senior was named the 2014 King of Hearts last night at the annual King of Hearts Dance.  Nate Cronin was crowned the 66th King of Hearts by Job’s Daughters past Honored Queen Kimberly Grambihler.  Cronin was one of ten candidates nominated for the honor...
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