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I Hate Winter Party in Mobridge on Saturday

MOBRIDGE, SD- (DRG News) Earlier, we spoke to Haden Merkel of the Mobridge Chamber of Commerce about the I Hate Winter party taking place at the Scherr Howe Arena in Mobridge on Saturday, February 7th, 2015. Hayden talked about what time the event will start and the process of getting the event set up....
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Panel Approves Roughly $50 Million Transportation Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state Senate panel has approved a roughly $50 million road and bridge funding package that’s based on Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s transportation proposal. The Senate State Affairs Committee on Friday approved some changes to the governor’s plan, which raises transportation funding through a variety of increases in fuel taxes, fees...
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Democrats Criticize Measure to Repeal ‘Daschle Law’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Democrats are fighting back against Republican efforts to change the state’s so-called “Daschle law” that bars a presidential candidate from seeking another office on the same South Dakota ballot. The House State Affairs Committee on Friday voted 9-2 for a proposal that would strip away the prohibition. The original Republican-backed...
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Pierre Building Expected to Return to Normal After Big Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s capital city has been going through a building boom of sorts. John Irvine with the city of Pierre told the Capital Journal that building permits for 2014 totaled $44 million in new construction. He says the last time the city was close to that was 2004 when the...
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