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Lawmakers Want to Open Up Loans to Tribal Members

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State lawmakers want to increase lending on South Dakota’s Indian reservations to make it easier for tribal members to purchase homes and start businesses. Sen.-elect Troy Heinert says he wants to work with tribal leaders and state banks during the upcoming legislative session to open up access to credit...
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5 More Measles Cases Reported in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State health officials say five more people have been diagnosed with measles, bringing the total number of cases to six. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger on Wednesday said the six cases have been reported in Davison County. The three adults and three minors are part of an extended family and none...
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Longtime Ziebach County Sheriff to Wrap Up His Service to County Today

UNDATED – (DRG News) The man who has served as Sheriff in Ziebach County for more than 20 years is leaving the office after today. Robert Menzel was elected to lead the Ziebach County Sheriff’s Office in 1991. This is his first and only career in law enforcement. Menzel says he decided about 23...
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Fire Destroys Presho Residence

KENNEBEC, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire destroyed a single story home in Presho yesterday. Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger says fire crews were told that smoke was billowing from the top of the dwelling about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday. He says fire crews from Presho were dispatched to the scene and they requested that...
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