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Interim Police Chief Named in SD Capital City

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Pierre commissioners have named an interim police chief for South Dakota’s capital city. Capt. Dave Panzer Jr. will head the Police Department while the city searches for a permanent replacement for Bob Grandpre. He’s retiring at the end of the month after nearly four decades in law enforcement and about...
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SD Senate Kills Bill to Regulate Contested Waters

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has killed a bill to regulate the use of public water that lies over private land after its main sponsor moved to defeat the measure. The debate has pitted fishing and hunting enthusiasts against property owners. Property owners say the public should not have access to...
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SD House Rejects Boost in Video Lottery Bet Limit

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has rejected a measure that would have increased the bet limit in video lottery games. A bill that would have raised the bet limit from $2 to $5 failed on a vote of 28-40. Supporters say the increase was needed to boost lagging state revenues from...
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Nelson Submits Signatures to Get on Ballot

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State Rep. Stace Nelson says he’s submitted more than 2,650 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State’s office to get on the ballot as a Republican candidate for Senate. The Secretary of State must verify 1,950 of the nominating petition signatures for Nelson to qualify for a position on...
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