Man Receiving Pink Slip

SD Officials Seek Penalty for Unemployment Fraud

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans who file fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits may soon have to pay an extra fine for trying to cheat. People are already required to repay any unemployment benefits they receive as a result of fraud. But an advisory panel has endorsed a plan to make people pay an...
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Hantavirus Displaces Families-Moving into FEMA Trailers

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The Oglala Sioux Tribe says two families displaced by a rodent-borne virus in their homes have been moved into new trailers. Andre Janis with the tribe’s Home Improvement Program says in a news release that the families recently moved into the new trailers following the discovery of the hantavirus...
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Flags To Fly at Half-Staff Friday for Astronaut

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has asked that all flags be flown at half-staff in South Dakota on Friday in honor of former astronaut Neil Armstrong. Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. He died on Saturday. He was 82. Daugaard says he’s asking all...
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Corps of Engineers Meeting August 27, 2012

Several Attend Corps Meeting on Proposed Charge for River Water

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A good crowd attended a Corps of Engineers meeting in Pierre held Monday night on its plan to charge for river water usage. Some state, federal and tribal officials were on hand-or were represented by others-and expressed their opposition to the plan. Attorney General Marty Jackley said in a...
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