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8 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

South Dakota's Ringneck Rebound

There's great news for pheasant hunters and the businesses that support them in South Dakota.

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11 hrs ago | KSFY

Conservative Americans for Prosperity comes to South Dakota

The conservative nonprofit group Americans for Prosperity is launching a South Dakota chapter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, South Dakota Government

11 hrs ago | KSFY

Dem asks for another lawmaker to sit in for her

The Democratic candidate for South Dakota governor is asking that another member of her party sit in on a committee looking into reported misconduct with the EB-5 visa program in the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD

13 hrs ago | South Dakota Attorney General

Haan Lawsuit Seeking Placement on Ballot for U.S. House of Representatives Dismissed

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that on Monday, August 25, 2014, Charles W. Haan filed a lawsuit against the Attorney General to certify Haan as a candidate for the United States House of Representatives or to compel the Attorney General to order Secretary of State Jason Gant to certify Haan as a candidate.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KSFY

South Dakota group plans protest to support legalizing medical marijuana

A Sioux Falls mother wants medical marijuana legalized to help treat her son who has epilepsy.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Sioux Falls, SD

Pheasants Forever

August 26, 2014 - Even With S.D. Pheasant Numbers Up 76 Percent,...

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has completed the annual pheasant brood survey and the results show a 76 percent increase in the statewide pheasants-per-mile index as compared to 2013.

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Related Topix: Brookings, SD, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard

KSFY

Driver, passenger hurt after car rear-ends school bus

Two teenagers were hurt in northwest Iowa after their car rear-ended a stopped school bus.

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KELO-TV Sioux Falls

SD Dems Want In-Person Testimony On EB-5

South Dakota Democrats want Governor Dennis Daugaard and former Governor Mike Rounds to testify in person and under oath about the immigrant investor EB-5 program in front of a legislative panel next month.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Mike Rounds

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Pro-marijuana group planning State Fair protest

Supporters of medical marijuana and industrial hemp are planning on staging a protest Friday that will begin at the South Dakota State Fair.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KSFY

Hot Lotto ticket sold in Sturgis worth $9,000

A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Sturgis is worth $9,000 in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to win the game's third prize of $3,000 in the Saturday drawing.

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Related Topix: Lottery, South Dakota Government, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

KSFY

Drivers told to stay out of Highway 34 work zone

South Dakota transportation officials are warning motorists about driving around barricades on closed highway sections.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, Weather

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSFY

Severe storms rumble through South Dakota

High winds scattered branches across driveways and even broke a tree in half -- leaving neighbors to clean up the mess.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, Peru

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Washington Times

South Dakota artist is inspired by country living

Betsey DeLoache traces her roots in America back to 1632, when her relative, James Babson, crossed the Atlantic and settled the town of Gloucester, Massachusetts.

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Washington Times

Single-screen theater closed after 4 decades

The Yankton Press and Dakotan reports the Vermillion Theater closed August 17. The theater had been in the area for 43 years.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

The Buffalo King

James "Scotty" Philip, a pioneer South Dakota rancher, is often credited with saving the American Bison from extinction.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

SD Dems Hire Attorney To Look Into EB-5

South Dakota Democrats have been asking state Republicans to dig deeper into the circumstances that surrounded the death of former South Dakota Tourism Secretary Richard Benda and the alleged financial misconduct involving the EB-5 program.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, US News, Rapid City, SD

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Tidemann To Ask Joop Bollen To Speak On EB-5 Aug. 22

The chair of the state's Government Operations and Audit Committee says he plans to ask the man who formerly handled the state's role in an investment-for-green-card program to speak at its next meeting.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government

Political Wire

Did Weiland Accidently Concede Senate Race?

South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland says it was a "light moment" when he called opponent and former Gov. Mike Rounds "senator" during a public forum, the AP reports.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, US Governors, Mike Rounds

Chicago Reader

Young love, old bones, and the rest of this week's screenings

Dinosaur 13 tells the true story of the legal battle that followed the 1990 discovery of Sue the dinosaur in South Dakota, before she came to the Field Museum-except that it's not the truth, or at least the whole truth.

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Related Topix: Paleontology, Dinosaur, Science, Weather, Chicago, IL, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Reporter sues over Benda death reports

A South Dakota journalist is suing Attorney General Marty Jackley for more information about the death of former state economic development director Richard Benda.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, Suicide

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