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Superintendents Say Teaching Positions Remain Open

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new survey of school superintendents shows that more than 20 percent of school districts in South Dakota had at least one teaching position open on the first day of school. The School Administrators of South Dakota has released the follow-up results of a survey it conducted of superintendents in...
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Rounds Says He Didn’t Know Details of EB-5 Revamp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds says he was aware in 2007 that a state investment-for-green card program was being privatized but he wasn’t aware of specifics. Rounds tells the Argus Leader he wasn’t aware that EB-5 investment program leader Joop Bollen had founded the private company that two...
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McCahren Trial Underway in Winner

WINNER, SD -The trial process in the case of a Pierre 18-year-old started this morning in a courtroom in Winner.  Braiden McCahren was indicted after the shooting death of a fellow student-16-year-old Dalton Williams.  The shooting occurred when McCahren was 16 and took place at the McCahren home.  McCahren was indicted on First Degree...
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Jury Selected-Murder Trial for Braiden McCahren to Start Today in Winner

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) The trial for a Pierre 18-year-old charged with murder in the 2012 shooting death of a Pierre teenager gets underway this morning.  Braiden McCahren pleaded not guilty to First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault for the shooting-which happened in the McCahren home.  Killed was 16-year-old...
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