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Tourism Secretary Expects Strong Summer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen is confident that despite spring snow storms in the state, summer tourism numbers will be up in South Dakota. Hagen tells KELO-TV┬áthat South Dakota is not the only state that has seen spring snow. He says every survey his department has seen indicates people...
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SD Panel Seeks Applicants for Investment Council

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature is seeking applicants to fill a vacant seat on the State Investment Council. The council oversees the State Investment Office. It is responsible for investing state money and determining investment policies. People who are trained in investment and finance but who are not engaged in the...
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SD Officials Urge Drivers to Watch for Motorcycles

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging drivers to share the road safely with motorcycles. Daugaard says South Dakota is one of the four safest states in the nation for riding motorcycles. He says all drivers need to be aware of motorcycles on the highways. The governor has designated May...
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Kadoka Store Changing Owners After Seven Decades

KADOKA, S.D. (AP) – A Kadoka hardware store that has been a staple in the community for nearly seven decades is changing owners. KOTA-TV reports┬áthat Randi Oyan and her husband are handing over the reins of Hogen’s Hardware to a new couple, the Fromm’s. The store has been in Oyan’s family for 67 years....
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