Chief Justice David Gilbertson

Chief Justice Says Drug, DUI Courts Experiencing Growth Spurt

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s drug and DUI courts are expanding and new programs are popping up. State Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson hopes to see these courts in every city that can support them. The first drug court in the nation launched 25 years ago in Florida. South Dakota’s first such...
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Marking Ballot

Absentee Ballots in SD Primary Exceed 10,000

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Secretary of State Jason Gant says nearly 10,700 absentee ballots have been cast for South Dakota’s Tuesday primary election. More than 11,800 ballots have been sent out to military personnel, students and residents who will be away from the state during the election. Absentee voting is also available in person...
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Pouring Milk

SD Governor Proclaims June as Dairy Month

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is recognizing June as dairy month in South Dakota. Daugaard signed a proclamation to recognize the important role of dairy farming and the dairy industry in South Dakota’s economy, communities and health. The state is home to 263 dairy farms that produce about 235 million gallons of...
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Fleeing Deer

Deadline Closing on South Dakota Deer Comments

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Hunters have a few more days to weigh in on a proposal to drastically cut the number of licenses and tags available for many of South Dakota’s deer hunting seasons.        The Game, Fish and Parks Commission says a decrease in deer population prompted the plan.        The...
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