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SD Tribes Focus on Creating Own Foster Care System

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Tribal members from South Dakota gathered Monday in Rapid City to discuss how they could form their own tribal-run foster care system. The Rapid City Journal reports that foster care among Native American children was the main topic of morning conversation during the first day of a three-day meeting...
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SD State Senator Larry Rhoden Will Run for US Senate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — State Sen. Larry Rhoden says he’ll challenge former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. The 54-year-old Rhoden is a rancher and custom welder from Union Center in western South Dakota. He says he decided to run because something must be done to cut federal...
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SD Fines Nebraska-Based Insurance Company

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s Division of Insurance has levied a $325,000 fine against a Nebraska-based company for violating South Dakota laws and regulations. Insurance Division officials say it is the largest such fine in South Dakota history. It comes after three-year investigation of Omaha-based Ability Insurance Co. Officials say negotiating an agreement...
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Voters in Fort Pierre Offering Their Opinion on Portion of Riverwalk Landing Project

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Voters in Fort Pierre are headed to vote today, as the future of a proposed riverfront development is being considered by city residents.  Fort Pierre voters are weighing in on the city council’s decision to add boats to rules that allow vehicle sales, service or storage.  Polls are...
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