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Gov. Dennis Daugaard Signs $4.3 Billion State Budget Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a $4.3 billion budget that gives extra state funding increases to education, state employees and health care providers despite having less money available to spend than previously expected. Daugaard signed the budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Thursday. The Legislature voted last week to...
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Pierre Gets Most Votes–Secures Top Spot on Upcoming Monopoly Game

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s capital city will be in a prominent spot on an upcoming board game-following a successful effort by those choosing Pierre for inclusion on an anniversary version of Monopoly. To celebrate Monopoly brand’s 80th anniversary, Hasbro, Inc. set up an online poll and asked people which cities should...
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Weakening Economy Seen Ahead for Rural Parts of 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly survey of bankers suggests a weakening economy lies ahead for rural parts of 10 Midwestern and Western states. The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index for March sank to 43.6, its lowest level since February 2010. Last month’s figure was 46.4. Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss oversees the...
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Redfield Man Injured in Semi Rollover on Hughes County Road Wednesday Morning

PIERRE, S.D. Р(DRG News) A Redfield man received serious non-life threatening injuries Wednesday morning when the semi he was driving rolled along a county road east of Pierre.  The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the accident occurred yesterday morning at approximately 9:40 a.m. 30 miles east of Pierre on a county...
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