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Chief Justice Reappoints SD Presiding Judges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has reappointed the presiding judges in the state’s seven judicial circuits. The presiding judges are administrative heads of their respective circuits. Gilbertson reappointed the presiding judges after he was recently elected by the other Supreme Court justices to a new four-year term...
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Pierre’s Dakota Radio Group Office Sees Staff Changes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Dakota Radio Group is welcoming a few new employees and having to say farewell to one. The new morning voice on KGFX that you’ve been hearing is Scott Lane.  Scott is a Carrington, North Dakota native.  He learned about the broadcasting business from the Meyer School of Broadcasting...
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SD’s 125th Anniversary May Not Feature Big Bash

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s celebration of its 125th anniversary of statehood may not feature a big bash, at least not on the scale of the closing events held for the state’s centennial in 1989. A commission appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard held its first meeting Wednesday to discuss the statehood anniversary. Members...
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Farmland Value Up in Upper Midwest Despite Drought

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Drought that devastated crops and pastures in much of the Upper Midwest last year didn’t stop the price of farmland from shooting higher, especially in North Dakota. The Agriculture Department says the average price of an acre of North Dakota cropland has risen nearly 42 percent over the year....
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