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Senate Fails to Take Up Transgender Athletes Policy Measure

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The full South Dakota Senate opted not to take up a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. Senators rejected an attempt Tuesday to put up for discussion the bill that was rejected in committee. The association’s policy was adopted in...
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NWS Says Record or Near Record High Temps Possible Today-Thursday

The National Weather Service says near record to record temperatures are forecast in parts of the state today through Thursday. The Aberdeen office of the weather service indicates that highs for today in Mobridge, Pierre and Timber Lake will range from the low to mid-60′s. The record temperature for Mobridge for this date was...
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UBS Requesting Donors for Open Spots at Fort Pierre Blood Drive Today

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) United Blood Services is holding a blood drive in Fort Pierre today and there are several open slots available for those interested in donating. Abbie Titze of United Blood Services said this morning that there were 27 open time slots for today’s blood drive-which is being held at...
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Ag Department: Weather Conditions Create ‘Very High Fire Danger’

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota agriculture officials say the current weather conditions have led to a “very high fire danger” in the Black Hills and grasslands. Officials say the warmer weather conditions can cause burn piles to re-ignite if they have not been completely extinguished and aren’t cold to the touch. Officials...
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