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Panel Appointed to Plan SD’s 125th Anniversary

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a commission to come up with ideas for celebrating South Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood in 2014. The group will seek ideas from the public until Oct. 1 on how to promote South Dakota’s history, increase tourism and encourage state and local events such as...
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Upper Midwest Tour Finds Quality Wheat Crop

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A group that went on an annual tour of wheat fields in the Upper Midwest came up with yield estimates about the same as last year. The Colorado-based Wheat Quality Council sponsors the tour every year to give the wheat industry an early look at the crop. The Grand...
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SD Storms Destroys One Trailer House, Damages Others

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – High winds, hail and flash flooding from severe thunderstorms destroyed a trailer house and damaged other homes on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. Glen Yellow Eagle with the tribe’s disaster office says winds in Tuesday’s storms near Parmelee destroyed a trailer house and blew another mobile home off its foundation. He...
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SD Board Defers Stand on Indian Voting Stations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota elections panel has declined, at least for now, to go on record as supporting a plan to set up satellite voter registration and absentee voting offices on three American Indian reservations. The State Election Board voted 4-3 against a plan to support the satellite voting stations after...
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