Governor Daugaard & U.S. Attorney Johnson on South Dakota Perspective

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday afternoon, join us for the October broadcast of South Dakota Perspective.  South Dakota Perspective is the monthly Dakota News Network program carried on select DNN affiliates.  We will bring you two pre-recorded interviews, the first with Governor Dennis Daugaard from 2:05 to 2:30 p.m. and the second with...
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Winter Wheat Seeding in SD Three-Fourths Done

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – More than three-fourths of South Dakota’s winter wheat crop is now in the ground. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that winter wheat seeding in the state is 79 percent complete, ahead of the five-year average of 74 percent. About one-third of the crop has emerged,...
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South Dakota Measure on Doctor Choice Stirs Debate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota medical patients could have more choice of doctors within their health insurance networks if voters approve a ballot measure that is drawing strong opposition from the health insurance industry. Initiated Measure 17 seems simple enough: doctors who agree to the conditions set forth by insurers, including payments...
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State Says Defense of Marriage Ban Unchanged

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state attorney general says South Dakota will continue to defend its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage despite a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to not hear the issue. Marty Jackley says the state still believes marriage should be defined by South Dakota voters and not by the federal...
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