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Irrigation Permits Soar in South Dakota in 2013

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – The number of irrigation permits issued in South Dakota last year soared as farmers worked to recover from a devastating drought the year before. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued 354 irrigation permits in 2013, more than doubling the 2012 total of 174. In 2011, only 62...
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South Dakota Lawmakers Examine Domestic Abuse Laws

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers are looking at a proposal that would expand South Dakota’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don’t live together. The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday on a package of bills recommended by a legislative study committee that met last summer. Current law...
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Democrat Robinson Launches US House Campaign

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) РDemocratic congressional candidate Corinna Robinson has launched her campaign to challenge Republican U.S. Rep Kristi Noem. The Rapid City native spent 25 years in the Army and says her military experience prepared her to stand up to special interests or even members of her own party. Online: Robinson: http://www.corinnaforsd.com
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Tourism Committee of Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Donates

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Tourism Committee of the Mobridge Area Chamber has offered to donate $4,200 in proceeds from the ice fishing tournament to the Mobridge Outdoor Pool Committee. “The funds are from a Vexilar suit auction we held during the tournament,” explained Tourism Committee Member Jesse Konold, “anglers bid on the...
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