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City Bans May Prompt SD Ban on Texting and Driving

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has repeatedly refused to ban texting while driving, but bans imposed by four cities might prompt lawmakers to look more favorably on the idea. State Sen. Mike Vehle  of Mitchell says he plans once again to introduce a texting ban in the legislative session that opens...
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SD Agency Puts All Public Notices on One Website

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources is putting all its public notices on a single page on its website. The page includes links to all current public notices for department activities that involve general permits, air quality, ground and surface water discharge, mining, oil and gas, water...
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SD Democrats Criticize Appointment to State Board

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats have criticized Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s appointment of a man to a board that awards state economic development loans to businesses. Daugaard has appointed Rob Skjonsberg of Pierre to the state Board of Economic Development. Skjonsberg was a banker, a chief of staff for former Gov. Mike...
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Fort Pierre Depot Project Continues to Move Forward

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Work has been underway for about the past month at the site that will soon be the new home for Fort Pierre’s former train depot.  The depot was part of the Chicago and NorthWestern Railroad system and served Fort Pierre for many years-starting in the early 1900’s.  It...
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