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Lawmakers Take Up Municipal Sales Taxes and Autism Coverage

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lawmakers plan to consider this week measures on municipal sales taxes, insurance coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorder therapy and athletics policy for transgender students. A measure to allow municipalities to collect up to an additional 1 percent sales tax for capital expenditures is set to be heard Friday in the...
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Proposed Ethanol Plant in SD Would Push Production Westward

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Plans for South Dakota’s westernmost ethanol plant are moving forward following the rezoning of land in Onida despite complaints from residents. The Tri-State Neighbor reports Onida residents don’t want the proposed Ring-Neck Energy and Feed plant so close to the town. Investors hope that the plant on the edge...
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Faulkton’s Ed Board Taking Proposals for Possible New School

FAULKTON, S.D. (AP) – The board of education in Faulkton is accepting proposals from architects and engineers for a new school. The Aberdeen American News reports the school district is looking to build a new facility to replace the main part of the school. Superintendent Joel Price says the three-story high school building opened...
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Winter Storm and Blizzard Watches Posted in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A winter storm was bearing down on South Dakota as the work week began. The National Weather Service posted winter storm and blizzard watches for late Monday and Tuesday. Forecasters said 2-5 inches of snow is possible, with the highest amounts falling north of Interstate 90. Winds of 30-45...
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