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Early Spring Blizzard Pummels the Upper Midwest

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A spring snowstorm in the Upper Midwest is shutting down schools and government offices, making travel hazardous for motorists and life miserable for cattle ranchers in the midst of calving season. The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings for much of the Dakotas and part of Minnesota, with snow...
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3 More SD Properties Added to National Register

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Three more South Dakota properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register is the list of properties the federal government deems worthy of recognition and preservation. The South Dakota State Historical Society says the recent additions are the Sievers School in rural Faulk County,...
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Deadline Arriving for Health Insurance Sign-Ups

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A spring blizzard moving into South Dakota could make residents’ last-ditch efforts to sign up for health care difficult as the deadline approaches. The open enrollment period for health insurance ends at 11 p.m. CDT Monday. Insurers and advocates are encouraging residents who may miss their appointment with an...
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Anticlimactic Finish for SD Legislative Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has wrapped up the 2014 session after a final meeting with scant business on the agenda. Lawmakers spent less than 15 minutes in their chambers Monday finishing the formalities of the session. The last day of the session, known as “veto day,” is typically used to...
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