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  1. Young PoliticiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... certainly needs that as well," Olson said. This political engagement and desire to work for change is exactly what LEAD South Dakota wants to see from millennials, a generation that tends to be stereotyped as unengaged and frivolous. "I think it's ...

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  2. Bertolotto, Elizabeth 'Liz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    She was born April 1, 1944, in Deadwood, SD, the daughter of Theodore and Kathryn Oates. Liz was a graduate of Lead High School, the class of 1962. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics from South Dakota State University in ...

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  3. Lawmakers encourage sentinel programs after Florida shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    South Dakota legislative leaders are encouraging school districts to allow approved employees to carry guns after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. South Dakota Senate Majority Leader Blake Curd said Thursday the state's "school sentinel" program is a resource schools should use.

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  4. SD Legislative Leaders Encouraging School Sentinel ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    South Dakota legislative leaders are encouraging school districts to allow approved employees to carry guns after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. South Dakota Senate Majority Leader Blake Curd said Thursday the state's "school sentinel" program is a resource schools should use.

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  5. SD Lawmakers Reject Bill To Change Legal Tobacco AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    South Dakota House lawmakers have voted down a bill that would have raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. The chamber rejected the bill Wednesday. It hadn't yet gone through the state Senate.

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  6. Gear Up Trials RescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    Jury trials have been rescheduled for three people who allegedly aided in an embezzlement scheme that helped spark South Dakota's GEAR UP scandal. Attorney General Marty Jackley says the trial for former Mid-Central Educational Cooperative Assistant Business Manager Stephanie Hubers has been moved from Charles Mix County to Sioux Falls, with the date moving from March 1 to June 25. Jackley's office tells the Argus Leader the joint trial in Charles Mix County for former GEAR UP consultant Stacy Phelps and former Mid-Central Director Dan Guericke that was scheduled for June 25 will be delayed until after Hubers' trial.

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  7. Jury Trials Delayed For 3 People In Gear Up ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Jury trials have been rescheduled for three people who allegedly aided in an embezzlement scheme that helped spark South Dakota's GEAR UP scandal. Attorney General Marty Jackley says trial for former Mid-Central Educational Cooperative Assistant Business Manager Stephanie Hubers has been moved from Charles Mix County to Sioux Falls, with the date moving from March 1 to June 25. Jackley's office tells the Argus Leader the joint trial in Charles Mix County for former GEAR UP consultant Stacy Phelps and former Mid-Central Director Dan Guericke that was scheduled for June 25 will be delayed until after Hubers' trial.

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  8. Bipartisan immigration pact among several Senate proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A group of senators reached a bipartisan agreement aimed at balancing Democrats' fight to offer citizenship to young "Dreamer" immigrants with President Donald Trump's demands for billions to build his coveted border wall with Mexico. Overnight, the Trump administration denounced the deal.

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  9. Under-21 tobacco sales ban rejected by South Dakota HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    South Dakota House lawmakers have voted down a bill that would have raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. The chamber rejected the bill Wednesday. It hadn't yet gone through the state Senate.

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  10. Under-21 Tobacco Sales Ban Rejected By South Dakota HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    South Dakota House lawmakers have voted down a bill that would have raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. The chamber rejected the bill Wednesday. It hadn't yet gone through the state Senate.

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  11. South Dakota panel shelves bill banning 'lunch shaming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A South Dakota Senate committee has shelved a bill to ban public and private schools from throwing away school meals if students don't have money to pay for them. The Argus Leader reports the Senate Education Committee voted 4-3 Tuesday to reject the measure.

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  12. Turner County Sheriff To Lead SDa s Sobriety ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    The 24/7 Sobriety Program for South Dakota tests offenders daily for drug and alcohol use to ensure compliance with court orders. Participants in the program are subject to breath tests, urine analysis, drug patches, alcohol-detecting bracelets and ignitions interlocks.

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  13. South Dakota University City Wants To Attract Graduates BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    A university town in eastern South Dakota is trying to increase its population growth by marketing to a specific target group: families who left after graduation and want to put down roots. Brookings is home to nearly 24,000 people and South Dakota State University's campus.

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  14. Rosenberg won't rule out bid for presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Lowell Sun

    Senate Democrats on Wednesday announced plans to install Sen. Harriette Chandler as the chamber's president for the remainder of this legislative session, which runs until next January. Chandler has been holding the post on an acting basis since Rosenberg stepped aside from the presidency in December amid an investigation into whether he broke Senate rules in connection with allegations that his husband, Bryon Hefner, sexually harassed and assaulted men with ties to Beacon Hill and exercised influence on Senate business.

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  15. Rosenberg won't rule out seeking Senate presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Home

    Senate Democrats on Wednesday announced plans to install Sen. Harriette Chandler as the chamber's president for the remainder of this legislative session, which runs until next January. Chandler has been holding the post on an acting basis since Rosenberg stepped aside from the presidency in December amid an investigation into whether he broke Senate rules in connection with allegations that his husband, Bryon Hefner, sexually harassed and assaulted men with ties to Beacon Hill and exercised influence on Senate business.

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  16. Augustana Football RecruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Augustana head football coach Jerry Olszewski announced the addition of 27 student-athletes to the incoming class on National Signing Day 2018, all of whom signed national letters of intent, indicating their plans to enroll at Augustana and compete for the Vikings football team. "First, I want to officially welcome all the commits and their families to the Augustana University Football family.

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  17. Craft Brew Bills Pit Beer Distributors Against MicrobrewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Competing bills overhauling rules for craft brewers are pitting beer distributors against microbreweries at the South Dakota Legislature. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 7-2 Wednesday to approve a distributor-backed bill.

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  18. South Dakota Senate panel rejects open government measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A legislative panel has rejected a bill that would have made some government correspondence such as emails public records under South Dakota law. The Argus Leader reports that Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office spearheaded the effort Wednesday to kill the legislation.

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  19. House panel kills Sioux Falls students' free speech billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The Argus Leader reports supporters, including the South Dakota Newspaper Association, argued the bill would allow student journalists to operate without fear of being censored. Opponents said the bill could allow students to publish irresponsible content.

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  20. Dippers being seen in Deadwood S. D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Star Tribune

    ... also have nested in East Spearfish Creek. There is a campground on the road that follows the creek a few miles. From Lead, S.D., take US Highway 85 south 7.6 miles to Hanna campground sign (just beyond Cheyenne Crossing). Turn left at sign and go ...

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