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Groups Work to Draw Women into SD State Government

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Of the roughly 175 candidates still in the running for the South Dakota House or Senate, roughly 26 percent are women. Local and national groups are working to encourage more women to take roles in government. It’s an effort that’s moving slower than Barb Everist expected. She was the first...
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PFD Responds to Fire Alarm This AM at State Health Lab

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department was called to the report of a fire alarm sounding at the South Dakota State Health Laboratory this morning.  Firefighters were summoned to the lab, along Fourth Street-around 12:05 a.m.-according to First Assistant Chief Leon Ellis.  Ellis says firefighters checked the building when they...
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Trial for Annette Bosworth to be Held in November

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Plans call for a former candidate for U.S. Senate to be tried in November on election law violations.  Annette Bosworth was in a Pierre courtroom Tuesday for a status hearing on the case.  She was indicted by a grand jury in June for six counts of offering false or...
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SD Board Repeals Quarantine Rules on Baby Calves

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Animal Industry Board has voted to repeal a nearly 40-year-old rule requiring quarantine for baby calves entering the state without their mothers. The rule was proposed at the board’s annual meeting Tuesday by State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven. The state previously required 60 days of separation for young...
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