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SD Lawmakers Endorse Hearing on Development Agency

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has given final approval to a measure that calls for hearings to investigate the state’s economic development agency, including its involvement in issues related to the financing of a failed beef packing plant. The Senate voted 33-1 to approve a resolution urging the investigation. The House...
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Edmunds County Fatal Crash

IPSWICH, S.D. –  (SD Dept Public Safety) A Minnesota teen died in a one-vehicle crash on 125th Street about one-half mile west of S.D. Highway 45 northeast of Ipswich on Monday, Feb. 10. Vannah Decker, 15, of Gibbon, Minn., was the passenger in a 2000 GMC Jimmy driven by Janos Stahl, 17, of Ipswich. The...
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SD Panel: Voters Won’t Rule on Medicaid Expansion

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Committee has defeated a measure that would have asked voters whether the state should expand Medicaid in line with the federal Affordable Care Act. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 7-2 against the resolution. Gov. Dennis Daugaard recently asked the federal government to allow for a partial...
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Hollywood Tonight Fundraiser Draws Big Crowd to Help MSDVC’s House of Hope

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brought the annual Hollywood Tonight fundraiser for Missouri Shores Domestic Violence Center. The theme of the event was “Pierre’s Got Talent”. Ten different acts, chosen during auditions last year, competed to be named “Entertainer of the Year”, “Best Group” or Rising Star”. 10-year-old Montaina Washington performed the song...
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