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Pierre Continuing Search for New Fire Chief

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Pierre is continuing its search for a new fire chief.  A search committee still has not made a final recommendation on a replacement for Bill Alexander, who retired at the end of October.  Three finalists for the position interviewed earlier this month. Two were from the Pierre-Fort Pierre area and...
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Recap of the Top News in South Dakota in 2013

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Much of the year in state news hovered around a shuttered beef plant, which returned to the headlines with a bankruptcy filing before exploding into a saga involving the death of a former economic development official, investigations into corruption and a court auction sale.  But there were plenty...
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South Dakota Ranks Fourth for Inbound Moves in Migration Study

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A new study by the nation’s largest household moving company indicates that migration out of Michigan has finally slowed to a virtual halt. Suburban St. Louis-based United Van Lines released its 37th annual migration study to The Associated Press. The company tracks the states its customers move to and from...
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Chief Iron Nation Monument

LOWER BRULE, S.D. (AP) -South Dakota State Historical Society trustees have approved a request that would better protect a monument that honors Chief Iron Nation of the Brule Sioux by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places. Iron Nation died in November 1894 after a tide of homesteaders had turned the prairie...
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