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Secretary of State Predicts Under 60 Percent Turnout

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s U.S. Senate race has drawn national attention and a lot of advertising, but the secretary of state says that may not convert to heavy turnout on Tuesday. Jason Gant tells WNAX-AM he’s predicting just under 60 percent of South Dakotans will cast ballots in Tuesday’s general election. He...
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Democrats Rally Base in Indian Country

MISSION, S.D. (AP) – A last push for Democratic candidates in South Dakota before Election Day includes at least two stops in a party stronghold: Indian Country. Rick Weiland and Susan Wismer, candidates for U.S. Senate and governor, campaigned Saturday at stops on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian reservations. Indian voters have been...
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St. Francis Men Sentenced for Murders on Rosebud

ST. FRANCIS, S.D. (AP) – Two St. Francis men who police say were responsible for a double homicide on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation last year have been sentenced. South Dakota’s U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 23-year-old BillyRay McCloskey has been sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment. He pleaded guilty to two counts of...
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Fire Along I-90 Sparked by Trailer Burns 235 Acres Near Reliance

KENNEBEC, S.D. – (DRG News) Firefighters worked much of Friday afternoon and evening to put out a fire that started along Interstate 90 near Reliance when a trailer came uncoupled from the vehicle that was pulling it and the enclosed trailer went into the ditch.  Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger says the fire was...
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