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South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Creekside Singers to Kick Off Spring Tour Thursday in Pierre for Lakota Music Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Thursday brings the kickoff of the second tour for the Lakota Music Project in Pierre.  The Lakota Music Project was created over a period of about three years; as the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra worked with leaders of the Lakota community to create a way to build bridges between...
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Future of Johnson Campaign War Chest Unknown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Outgoing U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson hasn’t made any decisions on what to do with his campaign war chest. The 66-year-old South Dakota Democrat announced last month that he’ll retire at the end of this third Senate term next year. The Argus Leader newspaper reports that he has more than...
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Snow Storm in Dakotas Sets Several Records

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Everyone from students to lawmakers are getting the day off after a record-breaking snow storm in North Dakota over the weekend. National Weather Service reports show as much as a foot and a half of snow fell in western and central North Dakota and northern South Dakota on Sunday. The...
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Redfield School District Voters to Decide Opt-Out

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Residents of the Redfield School District will decide Tuesday whether to opt out of the state property tax limits. The opt-out would allow the district to collect an extra $350,000 a year above the state limits for five years. Redfield Superintendent Randy Joyce tells the Aberdeen American News that the new...
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