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House Explosion in Winner Injures Family of 5

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The state fire marshal is investigating a house explosion that injured a family of five in the southern South Dakota city of Winner. Fire Chief Darin Nelson says firefighters were called to the scene shortly before 6:30 a.m. Friday. Nelson says the family members were taken to a hospital. Their...
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SD Governor Supports Tribes’ Foster Care Money Efforts

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius saying he supports tribal efforts in South Dakota to run their own child welfare and foster care services. Daugaard says he understands the tribes might ask Sebelius for federal dollars to be sent directly...
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Struggling Northern SD Beef Plant Delays Paychecks

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Workers at the Northern Beef Packers plant in the northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen have been told their paychecks are being delayed because of financial woes. The American News reports employees were told Wednesday that their Friday paychecks wouldn’t be distributed. Officials hope to issue them early next week....
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Hughes County Sheriff’s Dept. Says No One Hurt in Wednesday Morning One Vehicle Accident North of Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Texas man was not injured in a one-vehicle rollover yesterday; but was cited for failing to report the wreck.  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says the accident occurred about 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning and was reported about 6:25 a.m. yesterday.  Leidholt says 24-year-old Ryan Elkins, who is said...
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