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Pressler Endorsed by 1970s Abscam Sting FBI Agent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Senate hopeful Larry Pressler has been endorsed by the lead supervisor of the 1970s Abscam investigation that led to the convictions of some members of Congress. Former FBI agent John Good is praising Pressler’s character and says the candidate is an “honest politician.” Pressler is in a four-way...
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Thune Calls for West Africa Travel Ban Over Ebola

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Sen. John Thune says the U.S. should ban travelers from three West African countries where an Ebola epidemic is spreading. The ranking Republican on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation says it would affect about 150 airline passengers a day. The ban would prevent...
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Tribes in SD Get $3M for Heating, Cooling Aid

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A number of tribes in South Dakota have received $3 million in federal funds to help families that struggle to heat their homes during the winter and cool during the summer. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program assists households with heating, cooling and home energy costs, as well...
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Merscheim Family Planting Tree October 14, 2014

Stanley Co. School District Rededicates Two Trees in Memory of Two Local Women

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A re-dedication ceremony was held yesterday for two memory trees outside Stanley County’s K-5 Elementary Building. Two trees were planted to honor Nettie Carter and Vicki Merscheim. Previously, trees placed in the women’s memory had been located outside the former K-2 school that has since been torn down....
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