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Pierre Woman Finds $800 in State’s Lost and Found

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Megan Deal is a bit more thankful this holiday. The second-grade teacher from Pierre recently logged onto the South Dakota Treasurer’s website and found out she had more than $800 coming in unclaimed property. It was from an uncashed paycheck and Internet service refund from when she was in...
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Ethanol’s Rise Can Mean Loss of Hunting Lands

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Since the government began requiring ethanol be added to gasoline, the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska have lost 2.8 million acres of land set aside in the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program. Hunters, who are big business in that part of the country, say...
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High Court Affirms Jerauld County State’s Attorney Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court says the man who won the state’s attorney’s race in Jerauld County last November is the rightful holder of the office, even though he simultaneously ran for the position in a neighboring county. Dedrich Koch beat Casey Bridgman in the Republican primary in June...
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Tribal Honor Song Issue Arises Again in SD School

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – School officials in the South Dakota city of Chamberlain are set to decide next month whether to include an American Indian honor song at future graduation ceremonies. The controversy arose last spring, when the school board rejected a request for a Lakota honor song. Board members said a feathering ceremony...
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