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Operation Military Kids Once Again Planning Purple Up Day April 15

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) Operation Military Kids (OMK) is looking ahead to April and is encouraging South Dakotans to wear purple on April 15 to observe Purple Up! for Military Kids Day! as part of the Month of the Military Child. Sheila Snyder, SDSU Extension Operation: Military Kids State Coordinator says the...
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Retail Gasoline Prices Continue to Rise in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Average retail gasoline prices continue to rise in the Dakotas. GasBuddy.com reports that the average price of a gallon of gas is about $2.13 in South Dakota and $2.22 in North Dakota. South Dakota’s average price rose 3 1/2 cents over the past week and North Dakota’s average jumped nearly...
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House Panel Buys More Time to Review Transportation Funding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State House lawmakers facing a legislative deadline have bought about two more weeks to consider funding for roads and bridges. The House State Affairs Committee on Tuesday killed its version of a transportation package that would have raised about $50 million in its first year. It was roughly similar to...
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Report: Many Dakotas College Students Go Elsewhere to Finish

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A report by a national group shows that college students who start at four-year schools in North Dakota and South Dakota are following similar paths to completion – including more than 10 percent who finish their studies at other schools. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center tracks the progress of...
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