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Study: Minimum Wage Hike Would Help 34K SD Workers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A study says about 34,000 South Dakota workers would be in line for pay raises if voters approve an increase in the minimum wage. The Argus Leader reports the study by the South Dakota Budget and Policy Institute concludes that another 28,000 workers who make slightly more than the...
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Mike Rounds September 29, 2014

Rounds Receives NFIB Endorsement in U.S. Senate Race

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Federation of Independent Business yesterday announced its support for Governor Mike Rounds in his bid for U.S. Senate. Speaking about the endorsement, Rounds said Monday that there’s a need to rein in the federal bureaucracy, which he feels has run amok. He cited broad laws created by...
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Stanley County School Board Approves Fencing Work

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County School Board gave the okay last week to begin with the next phase of work on a playground near the new elementary school. Over the past few years, the district constructed a new elementary building-and the building was put into use earlier this year. The...
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Central Teen Court to Hold Open House/Mock Trial This Evening

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The month of September has been observed as National Youth Court Month.  Through youth court programs, teens are held accountable for their offenses by their peers.  Also, youth participating in student courts are educated about the judicial system and are given a chance to serve their communities at the...
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