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SDHP To Hold Sobriety Checkpoints in 12 Counties in September

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol will have another series of sobriety checkpoints in the month of September.  Checkpoints will be set up in 12 different counties next month-including in central South Dakota-in Lyman County.
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AAA-SD Says Small Boost in Travel Expected Over Labor Day Weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) The travel organization AAA is expecting that there will be a one and a half percent jump in the number of South Dakotans who will travel over the Labor Day weekend this year, compared to a year ago.  AAA South Dakota estimates 75,380 state residents will travel over...
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Riggs Homecoming Candidates Announced

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Royalty candidates for Riggs High School’s Homecoming have been named.  The candidates were voted on by senior classmates on Wednesday and results were announced this morning.  First Lady Candidates are Kimberly Coats, Brittni Faddoul, Payton Gall, McKenna Halverson and Dagne Ode.  Governor Candidates are Jamaal Covey, Grant Erwin, Connor...
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SD Lawmakers Explore Highway Funding, User Fees

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A committee of South Dakota lawmakers is exploring ways the state can generate more revenue for its state and local highways that are becoming costly to keep up. The Highway Needs and Financing Committee met this week at the state Capitol. Committee members discussed ideas for potential legislation like increasing...
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