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Standing Rock to Receive $1 Million Grant for Energy Project

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A college on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation will receive about $1 million in federal funding for a $2 million renewable energy project. The grant will be used to help install 636 kilowatts of solar power at five buildings at Sitting Bull College. Officials say the project should decrease short-term...
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SD Bands, DJs, Others to be Honored at Rock Music Ceremony

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – People and places that impacted rock and roll music in the state will be honored next month at the South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association Induction Ceremony and Concert in Sioux Falls. This year’s inductees include bands, DJs, ballrooms and dance halls, music stores, booking agents and promoters...
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Stray Dogs Being Gathered on Reservation After Women’s Death

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – Stray dogs are being rounded up on the Rosebud Indian Reservation after an attack that killed a woman. Authorities say 49-year-old Julie Charging Whirlwind died Saturday after being surrounded by a pack of dogs and mauled. The Rapid City Journal reports that Tribal Council members on Monday authorized tribal police...
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Democrats Press for Education, Teacher Pay as Priorities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats are urging Republican lawmakers and Gov. Dennis Daugaard to take on education funding and teacher pay as a key focus for the next legislative session. Assistant House Minority Leader Julie Bartling pressed her colleagues on Friday to recognize the issues as necessities like the road and bridge...
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