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SD Department of Education Says Eight After-School Programs in SD Get Grants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Eight after-school programs have been awarded grants to provide educational opportunities for students. The South Dakota Department of Education says the grants range from $50,000 to $150,000 per year. The grants are funded for five years based on annual reviews. The money goes to support tutoring, homework help, music, arts,...
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SD DOT Announces Right-of-Way Mowing Dates

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Transportation Department says landowners need to remember that they cannot mow the rights of way east of the Missouri River before July 10. Mowing the right of way in Gregory, Lyman and Tripp counties could start┬áJune 15. The department says if someone who is not the abutting landowner...
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AG Appoints Panel for Victim Notification Program

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has appointed a panel to oversee the creation of a new program that will provide information to crime victims. The crime victim program was part of a sweeping measure passed by the South Dakota Legislature to reform the criminal justice system by treating more...
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Capitol Flags at Half-Staff for Former Legislator

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags at the Capitol lowered to half-staff today for the funeral of former state legislator Stanley A. Johnson. Johnson died Saturday at the age of 88. He served in the House of Representatives from 1968 to 1977. Gov. Nils Boe appointed Johnson to...
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