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Governor Candidates Square Off in Televised Debate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Democratic challenger Susan Wismer highlighted their different views on Medicaid expansion and teacher pay during a statewide televised debate on South Dakota Public Broadcasting. The Argus Leader reports that Daugaard said he worries about the cost of expanding Medicaid, while Wismer said those costs would...
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Atlantic Salmon to be Stocked in Lake Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota wildlife officials are moving forward with a plan to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe. Game, Fish and Parks biologist Bob Hanten tells the Capital Journal that two public surveys over the summer found strong support for introducing the species. Starting in January, two fish hatcheries in the...
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Dakotas State Vets Caution About Pig Virus Spread

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – State veterinarians in the Dakotas are stressing the need for people involved in the hog industry to take measures to guard against the spread of deadly pig viruses. South Dakota veterinary officials this week said two more farms have confirmed cases of Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases, bringing the state total...
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Crow Creek Tribal School Students Visit KGFX

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Six students from Crow Creek Tribal Schools visited KGFX Monday to record their self-written messages on alcohol and drug prevention. The four high schoolers and two middle school students were joined by advisor Evan Hawk. Listen soon for the health messages recorded by the Crow Creek Chieftain students on...
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