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Upgrading Pierre Stadium Would Cost $1.2 Million

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials say upgrading Hyde Stadium in Pierre would cost $1.2 million. The stadium is home to high school, youth, American Legion and amateur baseball teams. It also hosts middle school football practices. The 79-year-old stadium has an old lighting system, bathrooms that are not accessible to the disabled, and dugouts...
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Thune Addresses Grain Shipment Delays at SD Forum

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune says he is doing everything he can to ensure that locomotives and railcars are available to move the abundant harvest that South Dakota farmers are expecting. Thune hosted a public forum Thursday at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Thune says he’s...
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Trees From Statehood Project Going Out to Counties

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Trees growing in soil collected from all 66 South Dakota counties will be delivered to sites across the state in the next two weeks. The project is aimed at helping celebrate South Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood this year. It was spearheaded by Plankinton artist Altman Studeny. He collected the...
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Judge Rules Against Libertarian in PUC Ballot Spat

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge has ruled against the South Dakota Libertarian Party’s attempt to get its Public Utilities Commission candidate on the November general election ballot. Secretary of State Jason Gant last week ruled Ryan Gaddy ineligible to run for the office, saying Gaddy didn’t change his party affiliation from...
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