SD Student Scores Remain Steady on Math, Reading

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota students’ scores in reading and math remained about the same in an annual test given to students across the state. About 62,000 students in grades 3-8 and 11 were tested last spring. The state Education Department reports that 75.5 percent of the students scored either proficient or advanced...
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South Dakota Man Sentenced to Prison for Assault

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Fort Thompson man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for assault. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson announced recently that 29-year-old Charles His Law was sentenced for the November 2011 incident. Johnson says His Law assaulted a woman, who suffered serious injuries. He pleaded guilty to the charge...
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Ad Group ‘Disappointed’ by Out-of-State Contract

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Advertising Federation says it is disappointed the state Department of Tourism has select an out-of-state company to perform a portion of its marketing for at least the next three years. The Department of Tourism recently announced it has selected two firms for marketing contracts: Sioux Falls-based...
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Daugaard Appoints 4 to SD Tourism Board

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed four new members to the South Dakota Board of Tourism. The new members announced Friday are: Ivan Sorbel of Kyle; Kristi Wagner of Whitewood; Mark Schilling of Mitchell; and Ted Hustead of Wall. Sorbel is Executive Director of the Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce;...
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