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Bill Would Drop Corps’ Missouri River Wildlife Focus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Four members of Missouri’s congressional delegation have filed legislation aimed at dropping the wildlife focus on the Missouri River. The bill would remove “fish and wildlife” from the list of authorized river management endeavors the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can undertake on the river. It’s backed by Republican...
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Governor Daugaard After Budget Speech December 4, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

SD Governor Recognizes Home Building for Creating Jobs

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Governor Dennis Daugaard says home construction is a significant source of employment, so he’s designated April as New Homes month in South Dakota. In a proclamation, Daugaard says every new home supports at least three full-time jobs. The governor says every 1,000 new homes generate an average of $117 million...
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SD Department of Transportation

Transportation Hall of Fame Nominations Sought

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is accepting nominations inductions into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor. Darin Bergquist is the Department Secretary and Hall of Honor Committee Chairman. He says the committee is looking for people who have made a lasting or valuable contribution to the state’s air,...
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South Dakota

Panel Seeking Suggestions for Offensive Names

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is asking for input to come up with new names for some Black Hills sites that contain the word “negro.” The names are considered offensive, and guidelines established by the U.S. Board of Geographic Names require that a new name be solicited. The...
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