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Alabama Students Help Ranchers Hit by Autumn Storm

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – Students from Alabama are in western South Dakota to help ranchers who lost livestock in a blizzard last fall. South Dakota ranchers lost an estimated 43,000 cattle and other livestock in a blizzard last October that struck early and with surprising ferocity. The Rapid City Journal reports the students from...
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7 SD Counties Using Vote Centers in Primary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Secretary of State Jason Gant says no major issues have been reported with voting across South Dakota. Some Sioux Falls voters are showing up to the wrong polling place because the city recently used vote centers, but those are not being used in the primary election. Minnehaha County Auditor...
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued in Parts of State

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (AP and National Weather Service) A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: AURORA               BENNETT             BRULE BUFFALO              CHARLES MIX         DOUGLAS GREGORY              HAAKON              HAND HUGHES               HYDE                JACKSON JERAULD              JONES               LYMAN MEADE                MELLETTE            PENNINGTON SHANNON              STANLEY             TODD TRIPP                ZIEBACH
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Mobridge City Council Meeting June 2, 2014

The Mobridge City Council met for their regular meeting on Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Mobridge City Hall. Unfinished Business included the approval of a motion to reject pool bids as well as to redesign and rebid. The purpose is to bring down the price of the pool. It was stated that more...
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Polls Open Statewide for Primary Election Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Polls are open across the state for today’s primary election.  South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says those registered to vote should take some time to cast their ballot. Gant says it doesn’t hurt to verify your voting location for today as sometimes polling places are modified between...
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Five Things to Know About South Dakota’s Primary Vote

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Voters in heavily Republican South Dakota head to the polls Tuesday for primary elections that set the November slate for governor, U.S. Senate and several legislative seats. Here are five things to know about the election: 1. ABSENTEE Secretary of State Jason Gant says nearly 10,700 absentee ballots have...
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South Dakota Picking GOP Nominee for US Senate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota residents are heading to the polls to pare down a crowded list of Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and choose both parties’ nominees for governor. Former Gov. Mike Rounds, state Sen. Larry Rhoden, state Rep. Stace Nelson, attorney and Army Reserves Maj. Jason Ravnsborg  and physician Annette...
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National Plan Would See SD Reduce Carbon Emissions by 35%

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota will need to reduce its carbon emissions from power plants by nearly 35 percent by 2030. That’s what’s required under a sweeping national proposal unveiled by the Obama administration on Monday. The plan is designed to reduce pollutants blamed for global warming. Overall carbon emissions for the country would...
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BNSF Railway Exceeds Fertilizer Delivering Goal

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota says BNSF Railway has exceeded its commitment to send additional trains hauling fertilizer to the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana. The Republican from North Dakota says BNSF delivered 56 trainloads over the past six weeks. The company had committed 52 trains to catch up...
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Chance of Rain in Southern SD for Today’s Election Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakotans might run into some rain or bad weather as they head to the polls Tuesday for the primary election. Meteorologist Jennifer Hacker with the National Weather Service says there’s a good chance of showers and thunderstorms across the southern half of the state. They’re expected to...
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