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Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese Making Big Changes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Roman Catholic Church plans to merge several parishes in eastern South Dakota and create a new parish on the south side of Sioux Falls. The moves are in response to a decline in priests and changes in population. Sioux Falls Diocese Bishop Paul Swain says the changes are...
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SD Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering Infant Son

GREGORY, S.D. (AP) – A Gregory man accused of killing his infant son by shaking him has pleaded not guilty to several charges including murder. Twenty-year-old Adam Bruns is charged in the Feb. 25 death of 3-month-old Levi Bruns. He would face a mandatory life prison sentence if convicted of second-degree murder. The Daily...
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Expert Expects Below Average Wildfire Season in SD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A fire meteorologist in South Dakota says the snowfall of the past few months has created conditions that are expected to help keep the number of wildfires this year below average. State fire meteorologist Darren Clabo says the snow has built up soil moisture and dampened ground fuels preventing...
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Governor Seeks More Capital for a Day Applicants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is inviting communities across the state to apply to be South Dakota’s Capital for a Day. The promotion involves a main street walk, business tours around town and a social hour. Daugaard also holds a roundtable lunch for community leaders to meet and discuss the needs of...
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