Snow in the Forecast for Much of South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The official start of spring is just days away, but much of South Dakota is in store for snow this week. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for the Black Hills in the west Monday night and Tuesday. The system is expected to spread into...
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‘Vehicle Bills’ in SD Capitol Bother Some

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Advocates of open government say use of “vehicle bills” in South Dakota means less scrutiny for lawmaking. Lawmakers use “vehicle bills” to give themselves an option to revive or introduce legislation beyond the normal deadline for bills to leave their original chamber. The legislation is often drafted with little more...
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AG Warns SD Business Owners of Credit Card Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota business owners of a telemarketing scam. Jackley says several lumber suppliers have been subject to this scam. It begins with a telephone call to the business for a direct retail purchase with a credit card, typically for a large quantity or number...
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Volunteer Precipitation Observers Needed Across SD

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – A national network of precipitation observers is recruiting volunteers to track events across South Dakota. Volunteers are expected to measure precipitation and report their findings to the group Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network. The group’s state coordinator is Dennis Todey with South Dakota State University. Interested volunteers will...
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