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6 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

1st revenue estimate puts SD state budget in black

South Dakota lawmakers passed a law earlier this year requiring the Bureau of Finance and Management and Legislative Research Council to provide revenue estimates for each budget year by July 30. The agencies told lawmakers and the governor's office Monday that revenue is on track to exceed expenses through next June.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government

12 hrs ago | South Dakota Attorney General

South Dakota Supreme Court Upholds Miller Conviction in Death of Infant Son

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the South Dakota Supreme Court in a unanimous decision has upheld the murder conviction of Chris Allen Miller.

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Related Topix: Marty, SD

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Emergency, other SD shelters get housing grants

The South Dakota Housing Development Authority has granted more than $510,000 to 20 emergency and domestic violence shelters in the state.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Proposed mine site near Hill City is in the beginning stages

A vision to create the first silica mine, or sand mine, in South Dakota is in the beginning stages.

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Related Topix: Hill City, SD, Pennington County, SD

KSFY

USDA investing millions to protect South Dakota honey bees

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing millions to help grow the honey be population in South Dakota and surrounding states.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey, Fruits

KSL-TV

Pierre library director says fines long overdue

The director of the public library in South Dakota's capital city wants to crack down on people who are late returning items or don't bring them back at all.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Yankton, SD

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Insurers Owe $2,600 In Refunds In South Dakota Jul. 24

The federal government says insurers owe South Dakota customers about $2,600 in refunds because of a provision in the nation's health care law.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Monterey County Herald

SD museum, collector dispute Elvis' broken guitar

An acoustic guitar Elvis Presley smashed during his final tour has sparked a custody fight between the South Dakota museum that currently displays it and a collector who insists the instrument never should have ended up there.

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Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BrandonInfo.com

Pesticide Container Recycling Collection program open thru Sept. 10

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture encourages all ag producers and businesses to take advantage of the free pesticide container recycling collection from Monday, July 14, through Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Storm Center Update - Wednesday PM

Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies will last for the rest of the afternoon. Highs will eventually be in the lower eighties in eastern South Dakota to the middle/upper eighties in central and western South Dakota.

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Related Topix: Weather, Rapid City, SD, Pierre, SD

BrandonInfo.com

Say "Hello, Dolly!" to South Dakota's oldest resident at 109 years young

Dagmar "Dolly" Keehn is 2014's "Centenarian of the Year." According to Century Club records, Dolly Keehn, a resident at Riverview Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, born in March of 1905, is the current oldest living South Dakotan.

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Related Topix: Flandreau, SD, Moody County, SD

Star Tribune

SD Puc rules against energy producer seeking to force rural cooperatives to buy its wind power

South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission has ruled against an alternative energy producer seeking to force rural electric cooperatives to buy the wind power it plans to generate.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

IcNetwork

Fargo to unearth dark past in series two

It was the great unanswered question which every Fargo fan hoped would be resolved come the climax of series one.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

South Dakota Attorney General

Investigation Continues into Death of Rural Hanson County Woman

Investigation Continues into Death of Rural Hanson County Woman PIERRE, S.D - Local law enforcement continue their investigation into the death of Susanna K. Bannwarth, 64, Fulton.

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Related Topix: Hanson County, SD, Pierre, SD, Fulton, SD, Brule County, SD

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Yankton man sentenced for assaulting girlfriend

A Yankton man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend has been sentenced to 13 A1 2 years in the State Penitentiary.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

South Dakota Attorney General

Attorney General Jackley Chairs Conference of Western Attorneys General Annual Meeting

The Conference of Western Attorneys General are discussing major topics of interest to the western states at their annual meeting in Utah this week.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Freeman arts/earth center gets $150,000 grant

The southeast South Dakota town of Freeman has received a $150,000 federal grant for toward a proposed arts/earth center.

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Related Topix: South Dakota Government

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Belle Fourche industrial park certified state-ready

The Belle Fourche Development Corporation achieved a major goal recently. The Belle Fourche Industrial and Rail Park has been approved as a South Dakota Certified Ready Site.

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Related Topix: Belle Fourche, SD, Oglala, SD, Spearfish, SD

Boston.com

Mudslinging Carries Political Risk in South Carolina

There is a game politicians like to play with voters in this sparsely populated state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, John Thune, Republican, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

South Dakota store managers aren't worried about Wyoming lottery

With Wyoming launching its own lottery soon, we asked KOTA Territory store managers how it will affect South Dakota sales.

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Related Topix: Belle Fourche, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Rapid City, SD

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