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SD Governor Announces Pheasant Task Force

HURON, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced the formation of a task force to find a balance between modern agricultural practices and wildlife-oriented land conservation. The Daily Republic reports that Daugaard made the announcement Friday at his first-ever Pheasant Habitat Summit. He’s concerned about the declining pheasant population and its statewide impact....
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Distracted Driving

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) As more and more attention is being brought forward about distracted driving and laws to address it, new technologies are creating even further distractions.  It is not just devices that you can hold in your hand anymore.  There is great debate on whether CB, HAM, police, and other similar radios...
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Measure to Raise Minimum Wage Set for 2014 Ballot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A measure to raise the state minimum wage will be on the 2014 general election ballot as Initiated Measure 18. Secretary of State Jason Gant says that based on a validation of a sample of signatures, the group sponsoring the measure submitted nearly 21,000 valid signatures. That’s well over...
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Bids to be Taken Soon for Tearing Down Closed City Auditorium

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Mayor says the city will take bids soon to start the process moving forward to tear down the old City Auditorium.  The building is almost eighty years old.  The city had the structure checked after noting structural deficiences and once it was determined that it was not stable,...
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