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Elections Board Backs Krebs’ Priorities for Legislature

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The State Board of Elections has backed a handful of changes to South Dakota election law that would give citizens more time to challenge nominating petition signatures in court and would allow the secretary of state’s office to audit some voter signatures on a statewide candidate’s petition. The bipartisan board...
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Residents of Dakotas Remain in Deep Freeze While Digging Out

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Residents of the Dakotas are dealing with another day of bone-chilling temperatures as they dig out from the latest winter storm. The Alberta clipper that passed through the two states Monday dropped 2-5 inches of snow. The National Weather Service reports the 5 inches recorded in Sioux Falls broke the...
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Mike Rounds to be Sworn Into Office on Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota’s former governor and newest U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds will be sworn in at 11 a.m. CT Tuesday. Rounds beat out Democrat Rick Weiland and independents Larry Pressler and Gordon Howie on Nov. 4 to replace retiring Democrat Tim Johnson in the Senate. Rounds will serve on the Armed Services...
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Pierre Woman Injured in Saturday Morning Rollover Accident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman received non-life threatening injuries Saturday in an accident east of Blunt.  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says an injury accident was reported around 6:00 a.m. Saturday morning on Highway 14 about five miles east of Blunt.  He says the rollover accident involved an SUV being driven...
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