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Panel Says Lawmaker Can Run for Judicial Position

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota committee that deals with judicial elections says a state lawmaker could campaign for a judicial position while continuing to serve in the Legislature. However, the South Dakota Special Committee on Judicial Election Campaign Intervention says the state Constitution provides that no judge can be a member of...
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Haulers Dealing With Diesel Fuel Shortage

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A diesel shortage in the region has made for some long days for haulers trying to stock fuel stations. WDAY television reports that the No. 1 diesel fuel shortage has affected prices. The fuel currently costs about 60 cents more than No. 2 diesel fuel. North Dakota Petroleum Marketers Association...
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Gerald Kessler Leads Philip to Fort Pierre Trail Ride into Fort Pierre July 2011 (KGFX Photo)

SD 125th Anniversary Will Feature Wagon Train

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s celebration of its 125th anniversary of statehood will include a wagon train that will travel from Yankton to Pierre in September. Members of a commission appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard say the celebration also will end with some kind of event in Pierre on Nov. 2, the 125th...
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South Dakota Farmers Produce Record Corn Crop

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Crop production in South Dakota last year was up significantly over the previous year and includes a record amount of corn. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says total 2013 corn production is estimated at 809 million bushels, up 51 percent over the year before. The South Dakota Corn Utilization...
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