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Election Year Likely Means More Pierre Politicking

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The legislative session that starts Tuesday might feature more than the usual amount of political posturing. Two state lawmakers are seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, and a few are looking at running for other statewide offices. All 105 legislative seats are up for election this fall, and...
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South Dakota’s 2014 Legislature Ready to Start

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will kick off this year’s session of the South Dakota Legislature with his annual State of State speech. The governor’s speech is expected to start about 1 p.m. CST Tuesday in the state Capitol in Pierre after the House and Senate take care of some organizational details....
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Mobridge Family Loses Everything in House Fire

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) On January 11, the family of Larena (Selzler) Mosset lost everything in a house fire in Mobridge S.D. A relief fund has been set up at Dacotah Bank in Mobridge to help the family in this time of need. If you have any items to donate (household items, clothes,...
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Lawmaker to Push for Repeal of SD Death Penalty

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota lawmaker says he’ll ask the Legislature to repeal the death penalty in the session that starts Tuesday in Pierre. Rep. Steve Hickey is a Sioux Falls Republican who also is a pastor. He previously supported capital punishment but says he changed his mind after reviewing the Bible...
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