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Horse Effigy October 19, 2013

Special Open House Held Saturday as Historical Society Prepares to Send Sioux Horse Effigy on International Tour

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Turnout was good Saturday at an event marked as a “send-off” for a Sioux Horse Effigy stick-a museum artifact which will be featured soon in an upcoming international traveling exhibit.   The horse effigy is the logo for the South Dakota State Historical Society and has been housed at the...
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Senator Tim Johnson

Johnson Accepting Applicants for Internships

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sen. Tim Johnson is seeking applicants for spring internship positions in his Washington, D.C., Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Aberdeen offices. Johnson says the Washington positions provide students with a chance to serve South Dakota and gain first-hand knowledge of the federal government. Press interns track media coverage, organize...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

Governor Daugaard: Storm Damage Assessments Slated

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says damage assessments will begin next week for counties and tribal land impacted from an early October storm that dumped 4 feet or more of snow in some areas. Daugaard says the assessment by state, local and federal officials will begin on Oct. 28. The assessment...
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Navigators Help Get Native Americans Insurance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Insurance enrollment helpers are encouraging Native Americans to sign up for coverage under the nation’s new health care law. Native Americans are exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that people carry insurance. But “navigators” tasked with helping people get insurance say the new law will give Native Americans...
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