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SD Man Sentenced to Prison For Kidnapping

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Wanblee man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for kidnapping a man on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. U.S. Attorney Brendon Johnson says 52-year-old William Jakeway was sentenced Monday on charges of kidnapping and aiding and abetting. Jakeway pleaded guilty to the charges in June. Authorities say...
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Report Says SD Unlikely to Have Major Oil Boom

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A study done by Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s office says South Dakota will not experience a boom in oil production like the one now occurring in North Dakota. The study concludes that the most likely scenario is for South Dakota’s oil production to remain steady at 1.6 million barrels of oil...
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Governor Daugaard

Daugaard Says SD Will Not Run Its Own Health Insurance Exchange

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says South Dakota will not set up its own health insurance exchange, but instead will let the federal government run the exchange required by the federal health care overhaul. President Obama’s health care law requires all states to have exchanges, which are online marketplaces for patients and...
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Van Luer Is a Pheasant Again

   SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Winnipeg Goldeyes  have sent Brandon native Jack Van Leur back to the Sioux Fall Pheasants as his own player to be named later, completing the late-season trade between the two clubs.  Van Leur, a left-handed relief pitcher, departed for Winnipeg in mid-August after posting 39 appearances, a 3-1...
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