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Storms Force Some From Homes in South Dakota

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – Severe thunderstorms brought hail, strong winds and heavy rain to parts of South Dakota, forcing hundreds of people from their homes. The National Weather Service says flash flooding late Tuesday inundated roads on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. The Red Cross says about 300 people were displaced from their homes, though...
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Hughes County Sheriff Voted to Spearhead National Association

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The attorney general of South Dakota, Marty Jackley, says he thinks the state will get a stronger voice in law enforcement issues now that the sheriff of Hughes County has been elected president of the National Sheriffs’ Association. Sheriff Mike Leidholt is 38-year law enforcement veteran who had previously served...
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SD Gets Grant to Train Dislocated Workers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation has received a $418,000 federal grant to help train long-term dislocated workers for high-demand occupations. State Labor Secretary Pam Roberts says the department refers people to training that will lead to jobs that pay well. Long-term dislocated workers are defined as those...
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Mayor Gill Talks About Monday Meeting Regarding Future of Pawn Street

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) City leaders plan to make a decision shortly on what to do about southeast Pierre’s Pawn Street. The roadway hasn’t been opened to the public in the past few years; since the 2011 flood damaged the nearby softball fields. Pawn Street is an east/west road which runs just north...
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