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GLSDTA Changes Name to SD Missouri River Tourism

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre-area based “Great Lakes of South Dakota Tourism Association is changing its name.  The regional tourism organization was formed in the 1960’s-in part by Governor Nils Boe-to help outdoor enthusiasts in gaining access to the Missouri River.  GLSDTA has now changed its name to South Dakota Missouri River...
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Watertown Man Remembers Laughlin of “Billy Jack”

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) – The college roommate of actor Tom Laughlin remembers him as more gentle than his on-screen character in the “Billy Jack” film. Laughlin played football at the University of South Dakota and went on to produce the movie released in 1971 after a long struggle to gain control of the low-budget,...
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Count Finds 1,155 Homeless People in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Officials have counted 1,155 homeless people in South Dakota, about the same as last year. The homeless count was conducted in September by the South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium in collaboration with community agencies and homeless service providers. Fifty-two of 66 counties participated. The statewide, one-day count...
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Yankton Attorney Making Run for US Senate

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – A Yankton attorney and soldier has announced a run for the U.S. Senate in South Dakota. Thirty-seven-year-old Jason Ravnsborg says he’ll seek the Republican nomination for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Tim Johnson. Johnson isn’t seeking re-election. Ravnsborg is a major in the U.S. Army Reserves and has...
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