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Donations to Help SD Ranchers Hits $3 Million

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A fund aimed at helping western South Dakota ranchers who lost tens of thousands of cattle in an early October blizzard has collected $3 million, three times as much as had originally been expected. The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association, Cattlemen’s Association and Sheepgrowers Association set up the fund.  Stockgrowers Association President...
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Pierre Continuing Search for New Fire Chief

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Pierre is continuing its search for a new fire chief.  A search committee still has not made a final recommendation on a replacement for Bill Alexander, who retired at the end of October.  Three finalists for the position interviewed earlier this month. Two were from the Pierre-Fort Pierre area and...
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Recap of the Top News in South Dakota in 2013

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Much of the year in state news hovered around a shuttered beef plant, which returned to the headlines with a bankruptcy filing before exploding into a saga involving the death of a former economic development official, investigations into corruption and a court auction sale.  But there were plenty...
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South Dakota Ranks Fourth for Inbound Moves in Migration Study

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A new study by the nation’s largest household moving company indicates that migration out of Michigan has finally slowed to a virtual halt. Suburban St. Louis-based United Van Lines released its 37th annual migration study to The Associated Press. The company tracks the states its customers move to and from...
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