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Opponents Push Back Against Transportation Funding Taxes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Members of the oil and gas industry are contesting the size and longevity of tax increases included in a roughly $50 million proposal to fund roads and bridges. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday reviewed a measure similar to Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s plan, which raises transportation funding through increases...
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No Spring Canada Goose Program in South Dakota This Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks department will not implement a spring Canada goose reduction program this year because it hasn’t been effective in the past. The experimental program in place the last two years involved authorized volunteers killing resident Canada geese during April through a U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
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City Council of Mobridge Meets on Tuesday

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) The city council of Mobridge held a meeting on Tuesday, February 17th to discuss various topics. Among the items on the agenda, the new Shopko store that will be coming to Mobridge had an off-sale malt beverage license application, which the city council voted to approve. The city council also...
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SD Legislature Calls for Balanced Federal Budget Amendment

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has approved a proposal that calls for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. The South Dakota Senate voted 19-13 on Tuesday to approve the resolution, which was previously passed in the House. South Dakota joins 24 other states calling...
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