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Ranchers Rankled by Joan Jett Pick for SD Float

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakota farmers and ranchers are upset by the selection of singer-guitarist Joan Jett, a vegetarian and animal rights advocate, to perform on the state’s float in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are scheduled to appear in New York on the float that...
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Feds: 58 South Dakotans Selected Health Plans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that 58 South Dakota residents have successfully signed up for a health insurance plan through a federally run online marketplace during its first month in operation. The federal report issued Wednesday shows that South Dakota has the third fewest sign-ups so...
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McPherson County Fatal Crash

LEOLA, S.D. – A Leola man died in a one-vehicle crash on 118th Street about two miles west and three miles south of Leola on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Stanley John Schock, 67, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup northbound on 360th Avenue approaching 118th Street when the vehicle left the roadway. It traveled in...
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Braiden McCahren September 5, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre Boy’s Case Appealed to Supreme Court

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lawyers for a Pierre boy accused of fatally shooting a classmate have followed up a judge’s ruling and appealed to move the case to juvenile court. The South Dakota Supreme Court says it has received an appeal from 17-year-old Braiden McCahren. He pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, attempted first-degree...
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