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Patchwork of SD Driver’s Ed Programs Under Review by DPS

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Public Safety Department has begun reviewing the state’s assortment of driver’s education programs, and one instructor says she would be open to more teaching guidance. There is little state oversight for driver’s education programs and the only requirement pertains to teacher training. Legislators and state officials have...
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South Dakota Governor Orders Flags at Half-Staff

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and South Dakota flags at half-staff Monday morning in observance of Memorial Day. His proclamation is in accordance with one signed by President Barack Obama. Flags will be flown at full-staff from noon until sunset. Daugaard is...
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SDHP Says 3 Die in Head-on Collision West of Bowdle

BOWDLE, S.D. (AP) – Three people, including an infant, were killed Friday evening in a two-car crash west of Bowdle, South Dakota. South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Rick Olauson says three passengers in one car died in what appears to be a head-on collision. Michael Muonio, of Battle Ground, Washington state, was driving one...
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Dozens of Projects in SD Initiative’s First Year

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A new state economic development effort doled out more than $7 million in grants and loans in its first year, though some lawmakers want to revisit how the money is distributed. The 2013 Legislature established the Building South Dakota fund as a way to eliminate some of the debate about...
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