Mobridge Area Webelos to Receive Top Rank

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Trinity Lutheran Church Pack 65 will honor four Webelos Scouts with the highest rank in Cub Scouting at the packs annual Blue & Gold Banquet Tuesday, February 11th at the National Guard Armory. The dinner starts at 6 p.m with the ceremonies to follow. Webelos Scouts Michael Borah, Gabe...
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Native American Groups Ask DOJ for Child Welfare Probe

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Native American organizations are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in the private adoption and public child welfare systems. Tribal leaders delivered a letter Monday to DOJ Attorney General for Civil Rights Jocelyn Samuels demanding the investigation. The request...
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Groups: Meat Labeling Rules Could Start Trade War

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Meat and livestock groups upset that Congress opted in the new farm bill not to back off from mandatory country of origin labeling requirements are worried that the issue could start a trade war with Canada and Mexico. Previous labeling rules required only the country of origin to be...
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SD Lawmakers Seek to Ease Student Drug Suspensions

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers are considering reducing the amount of time some students caught with drugs are kicked out of sports and other school activities. Current law requires that students caught with drugs a first time are suspended from school activities for one year, but the suspension can be cut to...
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