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Land Swap to Preserve SD Pioneer Cemetery

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Stanley County Commission has arranged a land swap to preserve a pioneer cemetery in central South Dakota. The unmarked Meers town site cemetery is in the middle of farmland owned by Fargo, N.D.-based RDO Equipment Co. The Capital Journal reports that Stanley County is swapping a similar amount of land...
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Powerball Ticket Sold in SD Worth $2 Million

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $2 million in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Powerball to win the game’s $1 million second prize in the Wednesday drawing. The person who bought the...
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Gilbertson Gets New Term as SD Supreme Court Chief

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court has elected David Gilbertson to an unprecedented fourth term as chief justice of the state’s highest court. Gilbertson says a lot has been accomplished during his prior 12 years as chief justice, and he decided to seek another four-year term to oversee the implementation of...
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SD Officials Urge Steps to Prevent West Nile

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Health Department officials say it’s time for people to start using insect repellent and take other steps to avoid being infected by the West Nile virus. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says West Nile virus can be serious and even fatal, but people can reduce the risk by taking...
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