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SD Regents Seek Tuition Freeze from Legislature

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents wants to continue a tuition freeze for in-state students at the state’s six public universities for another year. The board approved an annual legislative budget request of $12.9 million Thursday, including $6.8 million in exchange for not raising tuition. The money would cover the...
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AG Office Removes Itself From Ballot Question

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Attorney General’s Office won’t provide legal advice on whether a challenger to Attorney General Marty Jackley can qualify for the ballot. Secretary of State Jason Gant is considering whether Chad Haber and Ryan Gaddy were legally nominated as Libertarian candidates for attorney general and public utilities commissioner,...
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North Dakota Residents Joining Missouri River Flood Lawsuit

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota has become the sixth state to have residents join a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over Missouri River flood damage. Flooding in previous years – particularly 2011 – prompted a March lawsuit by more than 200 landowners in South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri....
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Sheriff Talks About Incident at Oahe Dam Intake Structure

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement yesterday regarding an incident that occurred Thursday morning at Oahe Dam.  Sheriff Mike Leidholt said that authorities were told about 11:20 a.m. yesterday that a body was spotted at the intake structure of the Oahe Dam.  Deputies responded and found an...
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