South Dakota Capitol February 5, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Lawmaker’s Transportation Debate Starts with Governor’s Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers appear to be backing a transportation funding package close to Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s roughly $50 million proposal, which is about half of a $100 million plan that a key legislative panel had suggested. Senate Majority Leader Tim Rave said he will replace the Senate proposal on Friday...
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Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Girl Book Cover (Courtesy of

Wilder Autobiography a Blockbuster for SD Publishing House

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The autobiography of prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder is proving to be a blockbuster for the South Dakota Historical Society Press. The small state-owned publishing house released “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” in November. Wilder penned the popular children’s series of “Little House” books, but her autobiography was written for...
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SDSPL Commissioner Ryan Brunner & Sen. Mike Rounds on SD Perspective

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brings the February broadcast for South Dakota Perspective to the Dakota News Network.  Our guest list for this month’s program features the Commissioner for South Dakota’s School and Public Lands Office Ryan Brunner-in our studios from 2:05 to 2:30.  Then, we’ll hear from South Dakota’s new Senator Mike...
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Representative Tim Rounds from 2014 Session

Representative Rounds Discusses House Bill 1123

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A bill that would authorize Deadwood businesses where on-sale alcohol is sold to extend their alcohol sale hours has been referred to a House Committee. District 24 Representative Tim Rounds, a Pierre Republican is one of the bill’s sponsors. Rounds says House Bill 1123 would allow certain locations in...
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