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Daugaard Attending Science Meet to Lure Companies

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will join a South Dakota delegation attending a bioscience conference that starts today in Chicago. The governor says the delegation’s attendance at the BIO International Conference could help persuade companies to locate in South Dakota. Daugaard says he attended last year’s conference, and that has led to...
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SD’s Unique Pet Population Ranks Near the Top

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A survey from the American Veterinary Medical Association says more than 65 percent of South Dakotans own at least one pet. The state ranks third in the nation for pet ownership. The survey, which uses 2011 data, includes a wide range of animals that includes horses, snakes, hedgehogs and...
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SD Governor Gives Himself Satisfactory Grade so Far

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he would rate his job performance as satisfactory after more than two years in office. Daugaard tells the Daily Republic of Mitchell that he thinks South Dakotans give him good grades for trying. The Republican governor says he’s had some successes, but also has had...
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Faulkton Woman Sentenced for Probation Violation

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A Faulkton woman facing 35 animal abuse charges has been sentenced to prison for an unrelated probation violation. Forty-eight-year-old Dixie B. Kodet was sentenced in 2007 on a Faulk County charge of identity theft. The Aberdeen American News reports that Kodet acknowledged Friday that she broke probation rules by failing...
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