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Changes in SD Probation System

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A new state law will make big changes in the way South Dakota handles criminal offenders placed on probation. Most offenders released on probation will be able to reduce their sentences if they behave themselves. Those who violate probation will face swift consequences from penalties tied to the severity of...
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Sen. Stan Adelstein

State Sen. Stan Adelstein Resigns

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – State Sen. Stan Adelstein says he’s resigning from his legislative seat due to complications from recent hip replacement surgery. The 82-year-old Republican from Rapid City says he had the surgery on Oct. 4 and should have returned to full mobility within 30 days, but continuing infection led to three additional operations....
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Public Universities Rewarded for Research Innovations

PIERRE, S.D. – (SD State News) Six university proposals geared to promote research-driven economic development, along with a major collaborative project on security and anti-counterfeiting technology, will benefit from $1 million in state research grants awarded through a competitive process. The South Dakota Board of Regents announced today the creation of a Center for...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

The Gift of Life

PIERRE, S.D. – (SD State News) New Year’s Day is an occasion to reflect back to what we have accomplished in the past year and think about the mistakes we’ve made and lessons learned. New Year’s is also about looking ahead. Making resolutions. Establishing goals. Hoping, dreaming and planning. For some Americans, though, their...
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