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Wismer to Attend ‘Women’s Rally’ in Aberdeen Tonight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Democratic candidate for governor Susan Wismer and her running mate Susy Blake are slated to attend a “Women’s Rally” in Aberdeen. The South Dakota Democratic Party is sponsoring the event tonight. Officials say the rally’s primary focus is to get out the vote for Democratic candidates. North Dakota U.S....
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South Dakota Gay Marriage Ban Headed to Court

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge in Sioux Falls hears arguments Friday on a state request to dismiss a lawsuit from six couples trying to block South Dakota’s gay marriage ban. The complaint challenges a 1996 law passed by the South Dakota Legislature and a voter-approved 2006 constitutional amendment banning gay marriage...
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SDGFP Officials Expect Usual Crowd Coming for Opener

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials say they expect this weekend’s annual pheasant opener to draw the usual crowd of thousands even after an unusually low harvest in 2013. Game, Fish and Parks Director Tony Leif says he’s optimistic this season will bring in more hunters but says numbers for the opener are always high....
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Wheat Growers Breaks Ground for New Facility at Kennebec

KENNEBEC, S.D. – (DRG News) Wheat Growers officially broke ground Wednesday for its new shuttle loader grain handling, fertilizer and agronomy facility in Kennebec.  The facility is to be built along the soon-to-be rehabilitated railroad line that’s part of the state of South Dakota’s expansion of heavy rail service between Chamberlain and Presho.  Wheat...
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