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New Petitions Approved in Second Effort by Opponents to Refer Another Portion of Riverwalk Landing Project

FORT PIERRE, S.D. Р(DRG News) Eighty petition signatures have been approved as part of an effort by some local residents who oppose certain portions of the Riverwalk Landing Project-proposed to be built on Teton Island in Fort Pierre.  The petition drive is the third by some local citizens who would like Fort Pierre...
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Midwest Could See Strong Windstorms from Derecho

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Meteorologists are tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. The National Weather Service says derechos occur once or twice a year in the central U.S. with winds of at least 75 mph. The...
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SD Officials Working to Prevent Bank Tax Mistakes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say they are working to prevent further mistakes in handling state taxes paid by banks. The Department of Legislative Audit found the state Revenue Department sometimes made mistakes in determining whether tax payments were for credit card operations or general banking operations. Because taxes on credit cards...
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Johnson Votes for Farm Bill, Thune Votes Against

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s U.S. senators have different takes on the farm bill the Senate has passed. Democrat Tim Johnson supports it, saying it’ll ensure the continued integrity of farm programs, reduce the budget deficit and support the millions of jobs that rely on agriculture. Republican John Thune says the Senate...
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