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Weiland Pitches Donors to Continue Election Fight

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland doesn’t appear to be exiting the political stage quietly. Weiland sent out a fundraising pitch on Monday calling for donations to fight against the Keystone XL pipeline and to help his campaign pay off its debt. Weiland lost to Republican Mike Rounds on...
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Heritage Center Holiday Event Slated for November 28

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The theme of this year’s holiday open house of the South Dakota State Historical Society is “A Prairie Christmas.” The event is slated for Nov. 28 at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. Officials says the center’s lobby will be decorated with branches and wreaths for the historical society’s largest...
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Hunters Reminded to Not Tamper With Trapping Gear

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Many furbearer seasons are now underway across South Dakota and officials are reminding individuals to not tamper with trapping equipment. Officials with the Game, Fish and Parks Department say tampering with trapping gear and disturbing furbearers in traps are considered violations. Officials say that when individuals voluntarily shoot a furbearer...
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SD Joins National Distance Learning Initiative

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has joined a national distance learning initiative that will make more courses available to students across state lines. Jack Warner is the executive director and CEO of the South Dakota Board of Regents. Warner says officials must help students gain access to high quality programs as distance learning...
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