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$1 Million Donation to Fund American Indian Sculpture

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The Norm and Eunabel McKie family of Rapid City is donating $1 million to build a statue to help mark South Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced the donation Monday to fund the 45-foot statue of a star quilt being received by a Native American woman....
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Oklahoma Men Plead Guilty in South Dakota Contractor Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Two people from Oklahoma have pleaded guilty in a scheme to entice South Dakota consumers to buy their asphalt laying services. Sixty-four-year-old Sylvester Cooper Sr. and 41-year-old Leonard Cooper, of Spiro, Oklahoma, are charged with failing to inform buyers of their right to cancel and failure to furnish cancellation forms....
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Regents CEO Part of Meeting with US Education Secretary

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Board of Regents Executive Director and CEO Jack Warner is traveling to Washington, D.C., this week to meet with federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan and other education leaders. The officials will discuss state-level efforts to raise K-12 education standards and assessments. Warner says the goal is to better...
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Freezing Rain Coats Roads in the Dakotas, Hampering Travel

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Many roads in the Dakotas are in poor driving condition because of freezing rain. Motorists are advised to use caution in many areas, and not travel at all in others. Some schools are starting classes late. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a Missouri man was injured Sunday night...
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