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George McGovern Holds 90th Birthday Party in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former South Dakota U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern has celebrated his 90th birthday. McGovern turned 90 last month. He greeted friends and supporters at an open house in Sioux Falls on Wednesday night. Daughter Ann McGovern tells KELO-TV that her father is still active and doing...
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South Dakota Hospital Denies Surgical Scars Say KKK

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A lawyer for a Rapid City-area hospital, its board of directors and physicians are denying a claim by a Native American man who says the letters KKK were carved into his stomach at the hospital. Vern Traversie is a 69-year-old Lakota man living on the Cheyenne River Reservation in...
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SD Agency Seeks Increase in Mountain Lion Hunting

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State wildlife officials are recommending that South Dakota hunters be allowed to shoot more mountain lions next winter. Last winter’s season set a quota of 70 total mountain lions or 50 females. The state Wildlife Division recommends that next winter’s season allow a total of 100 mountain lions or 70...
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SD Program Awards Scholarships to 38 Students

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say 38 high school graduates have received scholarships from a program that encourages people to pursue careers in in critically needed occupations. The Dakota Corps scholarship program is financed by donations from businesses and non-profit organizations. Students get money to cover tuition and fees as they study...
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