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Daugaard Seeks Disaster Declaration

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is requesting federal assistance to help seven South Dakota counties recover from severe weather last month. Daugaard submitted the letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday asking for a Presidential Disaster Declaration. Preliminary assessments show that the series of storms from June 19 through 29 caused damage...
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New Stores Opening on South Dakota Reservation

DUPREE, S.D. (AP) – Three new stores will soon be opening up on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in north-central South Dakota. KSFY-TV reports that convenience stores that sell gas and groceries will open in Takini and LaPlant. A new full-service grocery store will open in Dupree. The grocery store is expected to open...
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Judge Won’t Acquit After Kickbacks Case Mistrial

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A federal judge says he won’t clear a man whose trial in an alleged housing kickbacks scandal wound up in a hung jury. Michael Addington is accused of using his position with the Standing Rock Housing Authority to help a construction company in Fort Pierre, S.D., receive new projects. A...
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Judge’s Ruling on Riverwalk Landing Won’t Be Appealed to State Supreme Court

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A judge’s ruling on actions by the Fort Pierre City Council on certain elements of a riverfront development will not be appealed to the South Dakota Supreme Court.   On July 3, Judge John Brown ruled that the council’s decisions on May 8, which included not enacting a deferred...
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