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Oglala Native Language Program Gets Federal Grant

OGLALA, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota language revitalization initiative has received a three-year grant from the federal Administration for Native Americans. Lakota Immersion Childcare announced Tuesday it’s one of 13 organizations to receive part of $2.6 million through the Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance initiative. It says it’s the only organization in...
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Legislators Talk About Relaxing Wine-Shipping Laws

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state legislative committee has made progress in crafting a bill to let South Dakotans buy out-of-state wines directly from producers but still needs to work out some key details. Legislators on the Alcohol Distribution and Shipping committee met Tuesday in Pierre. The committee had planned to finalize the proposed...
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Arizona Man Arrested Early Saturday for Various Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Arizona man was arrested on five separate charges early Saturday after police were called to the report of a reckless driver on Airport Road.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told about 3:45 a.m. Saturday morning that a person in a vehicle pulling a trailer was...
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Pierre Chamber Holds Discussion Session on IM 18

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Initiated Measure on the minimum wage was the topic for a discussion organized last week by the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.  If passed, Initiated Measure 18 would amend state law to raise South Dakota’s hourly minimum wage starting January 1 for non-tipped employees from $7.25 to $8.50...
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