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First Day of McCahren Trial Features Testimony from Shooting Witness and Others

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) Today brought opening statements and the questioning of six witnesses in the trial for Braiden McCahren of Pierre taking place in Winner.  The trial for the 18-year-old charged with murder and other counts is being heard by 12 jurors and two alternates-made up of five men and nine women....
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Essential Air Service Proposals Sought for Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The federal government is seeking proposals from airlines to see what it would cost to provide subsidized service in Pierre. The Transportation Department wants proposals from carriers who could fly between Pierre and a major hub such as Minneapolis or Denver through the Essential Air Service program. The deadline is...
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Superintendents Say Teaching Positions Remain Open

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new survey of school superintendents shows that more than 20 percent of school districts in South Dakota had at least one teaching position open on the first day of school. The School Administrators of South Dakota has released the follow-up results of a survey it conducted of superintendents in...
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Rounds Says He Didn’t Know Details of EB-5 Revamp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds says he was aware in 2007 that a state investment-for-green card program was being privatized but he wasn’t aware of specifics. Rounds tells the Argus Leader he wasn’t aware that EB-5 investment program leader Joop Bollen had founded the private company that two...
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