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Senate Panel Approves Military Spouse Weapon Permit Measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state Senate panel has advanced a proposal that would allow active military members’ spouses to get a South Dakota concealed weapon permit. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved Attorney General Marty Jackley’s measure and sent it to the Senate floor. Jackley says the proposal would help spouses of...
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Daugaard Overrides Grant Recommendation; Union Leader Upset

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A labor union leader is upset with Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s decision to award workforce development dollars to the Associated General Contractors of South Dakota. AFL-CIO President Mark Anderson tells the Argus Leader the AGC is part of the problem of lower pay for construction workers in South Dakota. And...
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SOSD State Basketball Tournament Organizers Searching for Volunteers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre will host the State Basketball Tournament for Special Olympics South Dakota in March. The Capital City was the location for the tournament last year and the event will be here through 2016. Chuck Quinn of Oahe Inc. says last year’s two day tournament drew a great turnout. This...
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GFP Proposes to Remove State Waterfowl Refuge Status from Sully County’s Cottonwood Lake

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission will decide in March whether to finalize a proposal to remove the Cottonwood Lake State Waterfowl Refuge in Sully County.   Right now, waterfowl use on Cottonwood Lake Waterfowl Refuge is limited.  The SDGFP says in a press release that when asked...
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