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Deadline for SD Voter Registration One Week Away

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota voters have one week to register for the upcoming general election.        Secretary of State Jason Gant says nearly 518,000 people have registered to vote on Nov. 4. The deadline for registration is Oct. 20.        Gant says it’s a noteworthy election with U.S. Senate and...
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Weiland Says He’ll Ask PACs to Leave Race

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland says he plans to ask two national political action committees that have spent nearly $2 million in South Dakota to stop promoting his candidacy. The Democratic candidate tells the Rapid City Journal that he will ask MayDay PAC and Every Voice Action to “get...
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FEMA Approves Disaster Funding for South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $3.6 million in disaster aid to help communities recover from several June storms, including the tornado in Wessington Spring and flooding in other areas. Funds will be made available to Butte, Clay, Corson, Dewey,...
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SD Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service to be Held Sunday Afternoon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This weekend brings the annual South Dakota Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service to Pierre. The service will take place Sunday afternoon at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial near the capitol building. It will be moved inside the capitol if weather is inclement. Charlie Kludt, President of the South Dakota Firefighters Association,...
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