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Candidates in District 24 Senate Race Discuss Issues

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Candidates in District 24’s State Senate race are beginning to ratchet up their campaigning before November’s general election.  Democrat Ruth Rehn of Pierre is challenging incumbent State Senator Jeff Monroe of Pierre.  Rehn says she decided to run for the political office after being encouraged by others. Rehn is...
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Wismer Accused of Copying Issues Statements

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Democratic South Dakota governor candidate Susan Wismer says she takes seriously allegations of plagiarism by her campaign and that her staff has “put processes in place” to guard against it. Her statement came after the website BuzzFeed reported that some content about issues on Wismer’s website was similar to...
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Dakotas Shown on North American Map

Worrisome Weed Could Threaten Upper Midwest Crops

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A weed strong enough to stop combines has been confirmed in South Dakota. That’s raised concerns it could spread and cut deeply into crop production in the Upper Midwest – one of the few areas palmer amaranth hadn’t yet invaded. The threat is so great that officials in North Dakota...
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Officials Report 7 Cases of Rare Children’s Virus

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota health officials are confirming seven cases of a rare virus believed to be the cause of a severe respiratory illness that affects children. Officials say the cases of enterovirus 68 have been identified west of the Missouri River. The germ is an uncommon strain of a common family...
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