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SD County Going Broke; Wants More Tax Money

MARTIN, S.D. (AP) – A county in southwestern South Dakota is about to go broke. The Argus Leader reports that public safety costs are skyrocketing in Bennett County, and property taxes aren’t enough to keep the 101-year-old county afloat. County Commission Chairman Rolf Kraft says the county is pinning its hopes on a request...
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SD Agency Sets Mountain Lion Hunting Season

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota wildlife officials have set the hunting season for mountain lions. The Aberdeen American News reports that the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission voted unanimously open the mountain lion season from Dec. 26 to March 31, 2014. The 2014 season would allow for a statewide harvest limit of...
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SD Will Have No Sage Grouse Hunting Season

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legislative committee has approved a state panel’s decision not to have any sage grouse hunting season in South Dakota this year. Rules passed by state agencies cannot take effect unless approved by the Legislature’s Rules Review Committee. The committee’s approval lets the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission eliminate...
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SD Offers Remedial Help for College-Bound Students

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – About 30 students took part last year in a South Dakota remedial program for college-bound students who need help in certain subjects. But state education officials expect more students will take part as school districts let them know about the program. The Argus Leader reports the remedial program started...
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