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Man Accused of Shooting Trooper is a Former Police Officer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A man accused of shooting a Highway Patrol trooper during a standoff near Kimball is a former law officer himself. Forty-two-year-old Donald London was a police officer in Wheatland, Wyoming, in 1998-99. His career there ended when he was imprisoned for passing counterfeit money. Wheatland Police Chief Randy Chesser...
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Report: $25M for Lower Brule Tribe Unaccounted For

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A new report from an international human rights advocacy organization shows millions of taxpayer dollars meant to benefit members of the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation have disappeared throughout several years. The Human Rights Watch has determined that about $25 million intended for essential services, economic development and the alleviation...
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With Every Statewide Office, GOP Plans to Stay the Course

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The GOP holds every statewide office and supermajorities in both legislative chambers for the first time in more than 50 years. Observers from both parties admit Democrats have a long climb if they want to reclaim any significant influence in the state. Gov. Dennis Daugaard advises Republicans to “act with...
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SD Department of Tourism Looking for Travel Counselors

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Tourism is looking for travel counselors and supervisors for the 10 information centers along Interstates 29 and 90. The travel guides are needed from May through September to help visitors with travel needs. The centers are located near Chamberlain, New Effington, Salem, Spearfish, Tilford, Valley...
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