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House Panel Buys More Time to Review Transportation Funding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State House lawmakers facing a legislative deadline have bought about two more weeks to consider funding for roads and bridges. The House State Affairs Committee on Tuesday killed its version of a transportation package that would have raised about $50 million in its first year. It was roughly similar to...
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Report: Many Dakotas College Students Go Elsewhere to Finish

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A report by a national group shows that college students who start at four-year schools in North Dakota and South Dakota are following similar paths to completion – including more than 10 percent who finish their studies at other schools. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center tracks the progress of...
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1 Injured After 2 Semis Crash Along I-90

THIS IS THE CORRECTED VERSION OF A STORY WE ORIGINALLY RAN ON FEBRUARY 23, 2015 (ORIGINAL STORY SHOWN AT BOTTOM OF PAGE): MURDO, S.D. Р(DRG News) A North Carolina truck driver was injured as the result of a Sunday accident on Interstate 90.  Jones County Sheriff John Weber says the accident was reported...
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South Dakota Department of Transportation's Spider Van 2015

SDDOT Shows Off Spider Van with Appearances at Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation made its Pavement Condition Monitoring Vehicle-otherwise known as the “Spider Van”-available for public viewing last Thursday and Friday. The van, carries specialized equipment to collect data on the condition of the State Highway System, like pavement smoothness, rutting in the wheel paths and...
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