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SD Bill Says Military Training Counts for Licenses

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has given final approval to a bill allowing military training and experience to count toward getting state licenses or certifications in civilian occupations. The Senate voted unanimously Monday to pass the measure, which was approved earlier by the House. The bill will become law if signed...
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Lack of Snow Cover Worries Some SD Farmers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Some farmers and ranchers in South Dakota are concerned about the lack of snow-cover protection for their winter wheat, That’s according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly crop report. The report says average snow depth for February across the state was 7 inches with temperatures mixed. Winter wheat...
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SD Lawmakers Look at Teen Driving Safety Measures

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative committee is looking at a package of bills aimed at reducing teen traffic fatalities and injuries. One of the measures would ban beginning drivers from using cellphones behind the wheel until they can get an unrestricted license at age 16. Another bill would require those with...
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Onida Man Killed After Struck by Tree Being Cut Down in Vacant Lot

ONIDA, S.D. Р(DRG News) An Onida man died after he was struck by a tree that was being cut down on the east side of Onida this morning.  Sully County Sheriff Bill Stahl says 78-year-old Wayne Rawstern was helping neighbors as they worked to cut down a large tree in a vacant lot...
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