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Stanley County Schools Asking for Volunteers in Preparing for Move to New Elementary Building Next Month

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Officials with the Stanley County School District are looking for volunteers to help with moving work starting sometime in mid-December.  The district is about a month away from taking possession of its new elementary building, which should be complete in December.  Superintendent Dan Martin says in preparation for...
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AP NewsBreak: Macy’s Moving Jett Off SD float

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Macy’s is moving rocker Joan Jett off the South Dakota tourism float in its Thanksgiving Day parade after ranchers complained about having a vegetarian and animal rights advocate representing the state. Macy’s Parade spokesman Orlando Veras told The Associated Press that Jett and her band the Blackhearts will be...
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Noem Says Her Focus Remains Repealing ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Rep. Kristi Noem voted with the majority in passing the Keep Your Health Plan Act but says her long-term goal is repealing “Obamacare.” The 261-157 roll call Friday in the House would let insurance companies sell individual coverage to everyone, even if it falls short of standards in the health overhaul....
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Last of Six Convicted of Poaching is Sentenced

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The last of six people has been sentenced for poaching deer in 2011 and 2012 near Timber Lake. The state says 32-year-old John Tschetter, of Yale, pleaded guilty in Dewey County to eight crimes. He must pay $23,500 in fines, damages and restitution and serve 28 days in jail, including...
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