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SD Lawmakers Urged by SASD to Boost School Funding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials representing South Dakota school districts say a legislative panel should look at boosting state financial aid to schools. Rob Monson of the South Dakota School Administrators Association says the legislative study committee should consider recommending an increase in state funding, not just an adjustment in the way money is...
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SD Department of Education Says Eight After-School Programs in SD Get Grants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Eight after-school programs have been awarded grants to provide educational opportunities for students. The South Dakota Department of Education says the grants range from $50,000 to $150,000 per year. The grants are funded for five years based on annual reviews. The money goes to support tutoring, homework help, music, arts,...
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SD DOT Announces Right-of-Way Mowing Dates

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Transportation Department says landowners need to remember that they cannot mow the rights of way east of the Missouri River before July 10. Mowing the right of way in Gregory, Lyman and Tripp counties could start┬áJune 15. The department says if someone who is not the abutting landowner...
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AG Appoints Panel for Victim Notification Program

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has appointed a panel to oversee the creation of a new program that will provide information to crime victims. The crime victim program was part of a sweeping measure passed by the South Dakota Legislature to reform the criminal justice system by treating more...
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