South Dakota State Capitol in Pierre, S.D.

SD Legislature Considers Extra School Funding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota educators still hope state lawmakers will provide school districts with extra money to help them recover from budget cuts imposed three years ago. But some legislative leaders say tax revenues might not climb enough to permit that additional spending. Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s proposed budget would increase state aid...
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Extension Connects Hay and Forage Sellers, Buyers

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – SDSU Extension is helping to connect hay and forage suppliers with those who need them through a Facebook group. The “SDSU Extension Feed & Forage Finder” group is open to anyone that is interested in either buying or selling hay or feedstuffs. Cow/Calf Field Specialist Warren Rusche says listings can...
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SD Governor Signs New Laws; One Alters Place Names

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has recently signed 17 bills into law. One law allows for the use of the word “Negro” in the names of buttes, creeks and other places. This law disallows the use of the term squaw. Squaw has already been removed and replaced from most of...
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Gun Groups Press, Fracture Pro-Gun SD Lawmakers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The presence of the National Rifle Association in the South Dakota Capitol has caused a stir among representatives in the House. Some gun-toting lawmakers don’t always agree with the stance of the NRA. But the association’s score card system means legislators will have to account for their votes on gun...
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