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Senate Panel Approves Compromise Bicycle Passing Proposal

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state Senate committee has approved a measure advocates say will help lessen the danger of passing vehicles to cyclists. The Senate Transportation Committee today unanimously passed the proposal, which had previously faced some speed bumps in the House over how the issue should be addressed. Transportation Department attorney William...
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Egg Production from South Dakota Chickens Down 8 Percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says there was an 8 percent drop in egg production from chickens in South Dakota last year. The USDA released its year-end numbers for 2014 on Thursday. The data show there were 752 million eggs laid in the state during the year ending on...
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HCSO Fully Staffed Following Wednesday Swearing In Ceremony

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office is fully-staffed, following a swearing in ceremony yesterday for a new full-time deputy and a second part-time deputy.  Lee Weber was sworn in as the department’s newest deputy and Kendall Light returns to fill a part-time spot at the office.  Sheriff Mike Leidholt said...
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Deadline for Century and 125-Year Farm and Ranch Recognition is August 13

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) Century and 125-year farms and ranches will be recognized during this year’s South Dakota State Fair. Families that have enjoyed 100 or 125 years of life on the farm or ranch will be highlighted during the fair on September 3. To qualify for the Century Farm and Ranch award,...
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