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Hughes/Stanley County Democrats to Have Four Candidates for Congress/Governor’s Office at Tuesday Dinner

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes/Stanley County Democrats will have four announced candidates for office in this year’s elections as featured speakers at a Legislators Dinner coming up next Tuesday.  Rick Weiland, candidate for U.S. Senate; Corinna Robinson, candidate for U.S. House and gubernatorial candidates Susan Wismer and Joe Lowe are the...
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SD Budget Committee Rejects School Aid Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel that helps put together the state budget has rejected a plan to give extra state financial aid to school districts. But officials representing local schools say the issue will not be decided until the Legislature passes a budget in March. The bill sought to boost...
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Audit: Benda Helped Increase Beef Plant Grant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A state audit has found that South Dakota’s former economic development director used his public position to help his future private employer get a bigger grant for a struggling beef processing plant. The audit released Thursday found that Richard Benda was working out a new job with SDRC Inc....
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Amber Alert Canceled for Two SD Children

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say two South Dakota children reported missing have been found safe at an apartment complex near where they were abducted from their mother’s home. Rapid City police say they have arrested 27-year-old Skye Burnham-Endicott who they accuse of taking the children. An Amber Alert was issued Thursday morning...
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