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Temps Rise in Dakotas; Schools Reopening

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Schools in the Dakotas are getting back to normal after many called off classes during a day of extremely cold weather. Schools were reopening Tuesday, though some were starting classes later in the morning. Many closed for the day Monday when temperatures dropped as low as the minus 20s, and...
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SD Wind Energy Association Names New Director

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An association that promotes the development of wind energy in South Dakota has named a new executive director. Paul Bachman of Harrisburg took over as executive director of the South Dakota Wind Energy Association last week. He is the former department head and manager of the Sioux Falls office of...
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Marty Jackley 2013 (Courtesy Attorney General's Office)

AG’s Bills Goes After Meth Makers, Sex Traffickers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Meth makers, sex traffickers and financial scammers are among the targets of legislation proposed by South Dakota’s attorney general for the upcoming session. Marty Jackley on Monday released proposed bills or amendments in six areas. One would give state judges the option of requiring people to forfeit computers, vehicles...
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Local Citizens Touring New Stanley County Elementary Building January 5, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Stanley County School Board President Says New School an Important Key to Overall Education for Students-Old K-2 Elementary to be Torn Down in Coming Weeks

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The President of Stanley County’s School Board told those gathered at a ribbon cutting and open house for the district’s new elementary in Fort Pierre that the new facility means a lot for the district and for the future of the community.  Sarah Carter offered some thoughts at...
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