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Tribal Group Asking for Hearing on Water Rights

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Native American leaders in the Dakotas are working to preserve water rights they say are guaranteed by a century-old treaty. Representatives of the Standing Rock, Oglala and Rosebud tribes are part of the Great Plains Water Alliance, which the Rapid City Journal says is pushing for a congressional hearing...
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US Attorneys Turn Up Heat on Health Care Fraud

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they’re increasing their focus on health care fraud cases. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota tells the Sioux Falls Argus Leader that he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to...
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South Dakota Highway 34 Closing East of Howes

HOWES, S.D. (AP) – State transportation officials say a stretch of Highway 34 east of Howes will be closed for about five weeks. The section to be closed is about halfway between Pierre and Sturgis, just east of the Highway 34 junction with Highway 73 North. The closure that will begin Aug. 11 blocks...
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SD Governor Awards $1.3M to Recreational Trails

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded $1.3 million to recreational trails in several cities, state parks and the Black Hills National Forest.        Daugaard this week announced the awards given through the Recreational Trails Program. The cities that were awarded grants for trail construction and upgrades are Aberdeen,...
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