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Non-Black Hills Dog Hunts for Mountain Lions Allowed March 2

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans who hunt mountain lions outside of the Black Hills Fire Protection District can start using dogs next month. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission last month adopted a rule change to allow it, and the changes have been filed with the Secretary of State’s office and...
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State House of Representatives Votes to Repeal ‘Daschle Law’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has approved a measure to change the state’s so-called “Daschle law” that bars a presidential candidate from seeking another office on the same South Dakota ballot. The full House voted 50-17 for a proposal that would strip away the prohibition. The original Republican-backed measure that passed...
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Gas Prices Creep Back Above $2 Per Gallon in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The average retail price of a gallon of gasoline in the Dakotas has crept back above the $2 mark. GasBuddy.com reports that the average price in North Dakota has risen nearly 11 cents per gallon in the past week, to $2.08. In South Dakota, the average price has risen about...
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Dancers show off their skills following comments from Governor Dennis Daugaard, tribal officials and others at State Tribal Relations Day Wednesday.

2015 State-Tribal Relations Events to be Held in Pierre February 25 and 26

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture are working together to hold State-Tribal Relations events in Pierre February 25 and 26. The theme for the 2015 State-Tribal Relations activities is “Cooperation in Agriculture”. Steve Emery, Secretary of Tribal Relations says agriculture is...
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