Senator Tim Johnson

US Senator Johnson Raises Awareness About Adoption

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson is raising awareness about the importance of foster care adoption. Johnson says every child deserves to be raised in an “environment that allows them to flourish.” Johnson this month participated in the 10th annual Adoptive Family Portrait Project, which highlights the experiences and needs of...
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SD Department of Transportation

DOT Awards $1.1M in Grants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state’s Department of Transportation has awarded $1.1 million to six small South Dakota cities and one county for road improvements. The funds were given through the Community Access grant program to improve roads leading to schools, main business areas, hospitals, grain elevators and other economic areas in the communities....
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Railroad Track

South Dakota Workers ‘Hi-Rail’ for Safety

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – Record crop yields and the North Dakota oil boom have led to a resurgence of rail transit in South Dakota, and it’s Lynn Kennison’s job to make sure the tracks are safe. He’s a transportation specialist at the state Department of Transportation and inspects the rail lines using a road-rail,...
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Gettysburg Welcome Sign (KGFX Photo)

Gettysburg Man Hurt in One Vehicle Crash

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) A Gettysburg man was hurt in a one vehicle crash that occurred on the south side of Gettysburg.  Potter County Sheriff Curt Hamburger says the accident was reported about 9:50 a.m. this morning, but apparently happened sometime earlier.  The motorist was southbound on a dead end gravel road about...
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