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Strong Winds Sweeping Through the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Strong winds are causing problems for motorists, electrical crews and even buildings in the Dakotas. The National Weather Service has posted high wind advisories and warnings for a second day, with gusts of more than 60 mph in some areas. Scattered power outages have occurred in the two states. The...
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Governor Mike Rounds

Former GOP SD Governor Exploring Run for US Senate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former Republican South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds has filed paperwork to explore a run for the U.S. Senate in 2014. The Argus Leader reports that Rounds filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission that enables him to raise and spend a limited amount of money to test the waters...
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Rosebud Transfer Station Groundbreaking

Rosebud Sioux to Get New Solid Waste Station

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is set to build a solid waste transfer station to improve trash collection from the reservation’s residents. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the tribe has been awarded more than $1 million in loans and grants to help construct the facility. USDA State Director for...
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George McGovern

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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