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Fort Pierre Train Depot Returns March 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Event to be Held Today to Mark Return of Fort Pierre Train Depot

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Now that the historic Fort Pierre Train Depot is back in town, a celebration to note the return of the structure is planned for this afternoon.  The depot was moved from Fort Pierre to the Shirley Miller Ranch near Mud Butte after it was sold as surplus in...
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State Orders Company to Stop Selling Securities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation’s Division of Securities has ordered an international company to stop selling securities in the state. The division issued a cease and desist order to Profitable Sunrise, accusing the company and its operators, Roman Novak and Radoslav Novak, of committing fraud. State officials...
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SD Senator Tim Johnson Expected to Announce Retirement Today

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The anticipated retirement announcement from South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson gives Republicans one of their best chances of picking up a seat in their quest to regain control, as the veteran moderate Democrat steps aside. The 66-year-old chairman of the Senate Banking Committee is expected to say today that...
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SD Legislature’s Executive Board Chooses Leaders

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature’s Executive Board has chosen Republican Sen. Ryan Maher of Isabel as its chairman and Republican Rep. Lance Carson of Mitchell as its vice-chairman. The board handles management issues for the Legislature in the months when the Legislature is not meeting. The Executive Board met briefly Monday...
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