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Former Senate Candidate Rhoden Endorses Rounds

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Senate candidate Larry Rhoden has endorsed Mike Rounds at the South Dakota Republican Party’s convention. The Argus Leader reports Rhoden was expected to back Rounds eventually, but his appearance Friday in Rapid City came as a surprise. Rhoden says Republicans need to be unified. Rounds thanked Rhoden...
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Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill November 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre’s Mayor Speaks at Volunteer Conference in Georgia

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill spoke at a national conference Tuesday on the topic of the importance of volunteerism-especially during disasters or emergencies. The 2014 Conference on Volunteering and Service was held in Georgia and was set up by an organization known as Points of Light. Gill says the group...
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USDA Says ND and SD Can Get Funding for Honey Bees

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The United States Department of Agriculture says North Dakota and South Dakota are two of five states eligible to receive a combined $8 million to help protect declining honey bee populations. The Conservation Reserve Program incentives will also be offered to farmers and ranchers in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan who...
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Interstate 29 Reopens Between Iowa, South Dakota

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) – Interstate 29 between Iowa and South Dakota has reopened a day after a levee was built on top of it to protect nearby homes from high water. National Guard soldiers and South Dakota Transportation workers dismantled the berm Friday and traffic started flowing again between Sioux City, Iowa,...
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