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Dakota Radio Group Holds Forum on Walworth County Regional Jail Discussion

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Yesterday, Dakota Radio Group held a forum regarding the discussion of the possibility of a new regional jail in Walworth County. Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll and Walworth County commissioner Duane Martin participated in the forum. They each shared their views on the issue and took questions from callers. Commissioner...
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Federal Judge Delays Ruling in Indian Child Welfare Lawsuit

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge in Rapid City has delayed a ruling in an Indian child welfare case on whether a circuit judge must turn over his records of conversations with his fellow judges. The Rapid City Journal reports that Chief U.S. District Judge Jeff Viken will later decide on whether...
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Legislature Passes Repeal of State’s So-Called ‘Daschle Law’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Legislature has approved a measure to change the state’s so-called “Daschle law” that bars a presidential candidate from seeking another office on the same South Dakota ballot. The Senate voted 24-9 Thursday to send a proposal to remove the prohibition to the governor. The original Republican-backed measure in 2002...
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Legislature Votes to Make Oglala Lakota County Name Official

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Legislature has passed a resolution to change the name of Shannon County to Oglala Lakota County after voters overwhelmingly approved the new name in the November election. The state Senate voted 32-2 on Thursday to approve the resolution. Democratic Sen. Jim Bradford of Pine Ridge says the new...
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