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State DOT Says People Illegally Dumping Snow

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – State officials say illegally dumped excess snow is causing problems on driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches. The South Dakota Department of Transportation is reminding public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway rights of way. Rapid City region engineer...
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SD Involved in EPA Case Accepted by Supreme Court

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state of South Dakota is a plaintiff in a challenge of environmental regulations that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court has accepted six cases that challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. The Supreme Court will decide...
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Noem Opposes, Thune, Johnson Favor Shutdown Bill

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s two U.S. senators voted in favor of ending the 16-day partial shutdown of the federal government, but the state’s lone representative opposed the measure. Republican Rep. Kristi Noem says reopening the government and averting the possibility of a national default are good things. But she says she...
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Pierre School Board July 11, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre School Board Votes to Buy Property for New School in Northeast Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre School Board members voted last night to approve the purchase of a 10.57 acre plot of land in northeast Pierre on which the district’s new elementary school will be built.¬† After visiting in executive session Tuesday evening, the board gave the okay to move forward with a purchase...
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