Rounds Brothers Say They Didn’t Discuss Lawsuit

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – The brother of former Gov. Mike Rounds was in charge of overseeing lawsuits against South Dakota during the time a lawsuit was filed over the state’s handling of an investment-for-green-card program. Dennis Rounds tells The Daily Republic he doesn’t remember the particular lawsuit. He also says he didn’t work directly...
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Pierre Committee Beginning Redistricting Efforts

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A new committee has begun meetings to redraw the boundaries for elementary schools in Pierre. Roughly 20 teachers, administrators, school board members and parents throughout the city’s four elementary schools met for the first time Monday to begin the redistricting process. Two of the schools, McKinley and Washington, are set...
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Group to Spend $1M to Support Democrat Weiland

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A political action committee says it will spend $1 million to support Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Rick Weiland. Mayday PAC says it’ll begin running TV ads Tuesday in Sioux Falls and Rapid City media markets. The super PAC has the self-proclaimed goal of getting “big money” out of politics....
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Computer Problems at Hughes County Courthouse Causing Issues with Vehicle Registrations

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Computer issues have resulted in the Hughes County Treasurers Office being unable to license vehicles, renew vehicle registrations, etc.    Staff members have been unable to access the licensing data base and expect the computer system to be back on track possibly sometime tomorrow afternoon.  They remind residents that although...
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