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Fort Pierre Special Election Unofficial Results Tallied

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Results are in for today’s election in Fort Pierre. Voters affirmed a May decision by the city council dealing with a portion of the Riverwalk Landing project. Yes votes totaled 396 and 269 citizens voted no. 665 of the city’s 1,598 registered voters cast ballots today which city...
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SD Tribes Focus on Creating Own Foster Care System

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Tribal members from South Dakota gathered Monday in Rapid City to discuss how they could form their own tribal-run foster care system. The Rapid City Journal reports that foster care among Native American children was the main topic of morning conversation during the first day of a three-day meeting...
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SD State Senator Larry Rhoden Will Run for US Senate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — State Sen. Larry Rhoden says he’ll challenge former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. The 54-year-old Rhoden is a rancher and custom welder from Union Center in western South Dakota. He says he decided to run because something must be done to cut federal...
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SD Fines Nebraska-Based Insurance Company

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s Division of Insurance has levied a $325,000 fine against a Nebraska-based company for violating South Dakota laws and regulations. Insurance Division officials say it is the largest such fine in South Dakota history. It comes after three-year investigation of Omaha-based Ability Insurance Co. Officials say negotiating an agreement...
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