Hot Weather Affects Schools in the Dakotas

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Some schools in the Dakotas are closing early or shutting down due to hot weather. Classes are canceled through Wednesday at five elementary schools in Fargo, N.D., that are not fully air-conditioned. Superintendent Jeff Schatz says temperatures inside the buildings on Sunday ranged from 85-90 degrees. Several schools in northern...
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Shippers Worry About Sale of Rail Line Through SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Canadian Pacific Railway official says the company could sell the South Dakota portion of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad by the end of the year. Canadian Pacific chief financial officer Brian Grassby tells the Argus Leader the company is down to four or five interested parties for...
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Winning Numbers Drawn August 24, 2013 in ‘Powerball’ Game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 12-17-25-45-59, Powerball: 19 Estimated jackpot: $92 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association:
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Indian Group Complains Costs in Voting Rights Suit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An American Indian group is upset that two South Dakota counties named in a voting rights lawsuit are seeking court costs against 25 Oglala Sioux members. The lawsuit accused Shannon County of violating voting rights by failing to provide early balloting and an early registration satellite office. Fall River...
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