Health Department Conducting Mosquito Surveys

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State health officials are getting an early start on mosquito season by surveying communities about their control programs. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says South Dakota has had more than a decade of West Nile Virus transmission, so it’s appropriate to take a look at the current status of mosquito control...
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South Dakota State Capitol in Pierre, S.D.

SD Legislative Panel Discusses State School Aid

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel is discussing a plan that would give school districts more state financial aid than Gov. Dennis Daugaard has recommended. The Republican governor’s proposed budget would boost state aid to schools by 3 percent next year. But a proposal by a legislative study committee would instead...
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Benefit for Boy Injured in Farm Accident

SELBY, S.D. — (DRG News) On December 4, 2013 Chance Gregg was seriously injured in a farm accident in which he sustained a broken pelvis and back along with many other numerous injuries. He was flown to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. He is currently receiving physical therapy to walk on his...
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Susan Wismer Announces Run for Governor January 28, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

State Representative Susan Wismer to Run for SD Governor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota state Rep. Susan Wismer of Britton says she will seek the Democratic nomination to run for governor this year. Wismer announced her candidacy Tuesday in the state Capitol building in Pierre. She says Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard, who is expected to seek re-election, has not done enough to...
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