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Feds Probing School District in Civil Rights Case

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – The Chamberlain School District is the subject of a federal investigation after a community activist filed a complaint alleging racial discrimination. The Argus Leader reports the complaint has been filed with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Activist James Cadwell is accusing the school board of restricting...
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SD Ranchers Encouraged to Apply for Donated Hay

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Agriculture officials are encouraging ranchers in disaster-declared counties to apply for donated hay bales. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will select the producers who will receive the hay based on the number of applications received, the amount of hay available and need. Recipients will be responsible for arranging the...
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Fort Pierre Train Depot September 13, 2014

Changes Continue at Fort Pierre Train Depot Being Restored

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Local residents have been seeing some major changes in the exterior of the Fort Pierre Train Depot in recent months.  Starting in the early 1900’s and for a number of years, the depot served passengers and shippers along the rail-line in Fort Pierre.  It was purchased by a...
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DOT: Election Signs Are Banned from Right of Way

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is reminding the public that political campaign and ballot-issue signs can’t be placed on state highway rights of way. Bill Nevin with the department’s legal counsel says signs are showing up along the state’s roadways as the November election nears. Nevin says the use...
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