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South Dakota Lawmakers Estimate State Revenue

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature’s budget-writing committee is working to put the final touches on next year’s state budget. State economists are making projections of how much tax revenue the state will collect in the next year. The Joint Appropriations Committee will use those estimates to decide how much money the...
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International Group Honors BIA’s Police Chief

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The police chief of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation has been named the 2013 Indian Country Officer of Year by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The U.S. Attorney in South Dakota says the award was given to David Lawrence for the...
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Historians Seek Revival of Studying the Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A group of historians is warning of the loss of Middle America’s contemporary history and calling for a revival of academic study of the Midwest. The group is launching a new academic journal of Midwest history next month and a new Midwest history association in the fall – the first...
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With Warm Weather in Forecast PFD Chief Offers Reminder of Ice Safety

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Fire Chief reminds people to use caution when it comes to going out onto local ice covered waterways. Chief Ian Paul says weather will warm for at least the next few days and that means a change in the thickness and strength of the ice on the river....
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