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South Dakota Awarded $12 Million Dollar TIGER Grant

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation has been awarded a $12 million dollar Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant.  Governor Dennis Daugaard announced the grant award yesterday-saying that it is the result of efforts by the Department of Transportation, the Legislature, the state’s Congressional delegation and many local...
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Former US Senate Hopeful Walker Arrested in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker who’s been indicted on election law violations has been arrested for reportedly threatening state employees. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says Walker was arrested Wednesday on three counts of threatening by electronic device. He was also arrested for violating the terms of his...
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SD Governor Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s governor has ordered flags flown at half-staff Thursday, the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States. Gov. Dennis Daugaard asks that the flags remain at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset Thursday. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the attacks. Sept. 11...
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ND, SD Officials Bracing for Rare Children’s Virus

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Public health officials say a rare virus believed to be the cause of a severe respiratory illness that has affected children in at least 10 states may have already made its way to North Dakota and South Dakota. The suspected germ is enterovirus 68. It’s an uncommon strain of a...
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