Republicans Call for PAC to Pull ‘Defamatory’ Ad

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Republican Party says it’ll take legal action against a political action committee if it doesn’t pull a television advertisement the party says is “defamatory” toward U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds. Party Chairman Craig Lawrence threatened to sue Every Voice Action on Wednesday and the television stations...
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Motion Hearing Scheduled in Gay Marriage Case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The first motion hearing in the lawsuit challenging South Dakota’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage has been scheduled in Sioux Falls. Judge Karen Schreier has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 17 on South Dakota’s request to dismiss the lawsuit brought by six same-sex couples in May. Minneapolis attorney Josh...
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Ball and Collection Rededication to be Part of 125th Anniversary Celebration

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) In celebration of South Dakota’s 125th anniversary, a group of local citizens have set up an evening of history, food, entertainment and dancing later this month.  The event is being held to honor the state’s anniversary, the First Ladies of South Dakota and the contributions that women have played...
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Lunar Eclipse October 8, 2014

Sky Gazers Check Out Early Lunar Eclipse Today

UNDATED – (DRG News) This morning’s lunar eclipse captured the attention of many people, as citizens far and wide made it a point to check out the skies early today.  The National Weather Service reported that the partial eclipse started about 4:15 a.m. this morning and there was a 30 minute period-until about 6:25...
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