State GF&P Commission Proposing to Increase Elk Licenses

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing to allow more hunters to take elk in the Black Hills this season. The commission met in Pierre this week for its March meeting. Commissioners proposed increasing the number of firearm elk licenses to 930, up from 2014′s 630, for the...
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Panel Votes Down Measure Allowing More Municipal Sales Taxes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A House panel has voted down a measure to allow municipalities to temporarily collect up to an additional penny of sales tax for capital expenditures with local voters’ support. The House State Affairs Committee voted 7-6 to defeat the proposal, which advocates say would help city infrastructure and help communities...
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Dakota Radio Group Holds Forum on Walworth County Regional Jail Discussion

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Yesterday, Dakota Radio Group held a forum regarding the discussion of the possibility of a new regional jail in Walworth County. Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll and Walworth County commissioner Duane Martin participated in the forum. They each shared their views on the issue and took questions from callers. Commissioner...
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Federal Judge Delays Ruling in Indian Child Welfare Lawsuit

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge in Rapid City has delayed a ruling in an Indian child welfare case on whether a circuit judge must turn over his records of conversations with his fellow judges. The Rapid City Journal reports that Chief U.S. District Judge Jeff Viken will later decide on whether...
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