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SD Man Sentenced in Beating Case on Cheyenne Reservation

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A Dupree man has been sentenced to one year in prison in an assault incident in the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 31-year-old Lester Delbert Clown was also ordered to one year of supervised release. Clown pleaded guilty to a striking, beating and wounding charge....
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Thune Could Play Pivotal Role in Internet Access

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Thune from South Dakota could play a pivotal role in shaping the future of internet access in America should he become the head of the powerful U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Whether he takes charge of the committee or remains the second in command...
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Little SD-Owned Publishing House Earns Wilder Book

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s state-owned printing press has produced award-winning books for years, and the little publishing house could be thrust into the national spotlight as it releases the unpublished memoir of Laura Ingalls Wilder. The South Dakota State Historical Society Press plans to publish “Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Autobiography” this November....
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More Women at the Top of South Dakota’s Ballot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Come November, women want to make sure South Dakota politics is no longer a boy’s club. Six women — including incumbent Republican U.S. Representative Kristi Noem — are running for top statewide or congressional offices. Gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer became the first woman in South Dakota to win a...
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