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  1. Police name 8-year-old girl who drowned swimming in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | KSFY

    Authorities have identified an 8-year-old girl who drowned while swimming in the Missouri River in northern South Dakota. The Walworth County sheriff's office says Mikayla Gruenstein of Columbia, South Dakota, was with family members Sunday morning near New Evarts Resort south of Glenham.

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  2. 8-Year-Old Identified In Missouri River DrowningRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Authorities have identified an 8-year-old girl who drowned while swimming in the Missouri River in northern South Dakota. The Walworth County Sheriff's Office says Mikayla Gruenstein of Columbia, was with family members Sunday morning near New Evarts Resort south of Glenham.

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  3. Rounds presents Congressional medal to late SD man's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSFY

    South Dakota U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds has presented the Congressional Gold Medal to the family of a man who served as a Civil Air Patrol pilot during World War II.

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  4. Congressional Medal Presented To Late Man's FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    South Dakota U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds has presented the Congressional Gold Medal to the family of a man who served as a Civil Air Patrol pilot during World War II. Rounds announced Monday that he presented the medal to the family of the late Vernon Roy Jeffries.

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  5. County Clerk's gay marriage comment draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KSFY

    South Dakota is now accepting name changes for same-sex couples in the wake of last Friday's landmark ruling on gay marriage. Starting Monday, same-sex couples can get their names changed on their driver's license with a marriage certificate and two recent documents verifying their address.

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  6. Man Seriously Injured After Jumping Off Cliff At Hippie HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    A man seriously injured a leg and foot after jumping off a cliff at a popular swimming area in western South Dakota and failing to clear the rocks below. Authorities say the man in his early 20s jumped off the cliff at Hippie Hole near Rockerville Sunday afternoon, but hit the rocks below.

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  7. Farmers Hope Senate Bill Fixes Freight Car BacklogRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... who use the railroads, these are significant improvements over the way things are done today," Thune, (R) South Dakota, said. Railroad companies have added more cars and workers to get the trains moving. But Thune says they also need a push from the ...

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  8. Deadwood Ready To Gamble On New GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... two legislative sessions, a statewide public vote, a series of hearings and eventually rules promulgated by the South Dakota Gaming Commission to get the new games approved and set to begin play at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Mike Rodman, executive director ...

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  9. Sen. Mike Rounds tours Nexus Smart Pay complexRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    U.S. Senator Mike Rounds got a tour of the Nexus Smart Pay complex on the School of Mines campus today. "The biggest challenge we had when I was governor was keeping young people in South Dakota.

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  10. JazzFest Needs VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Rob Joyce from the South Dakota Jazz and Blues Society shares the need for volunteers for this summers JazzFest at Yankton Trail Park.

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  11. Officials Stress Water Safety After Recent DrowningsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Two people drowned in eastern South Dakota within just two days of each other. First, a 22-year-old man who tried to swim across the Flandreau Dam on Friday, then a nine-year-old girl who was swimming in the Missouri River Sunday.

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  12. Obituary: Onetime journalist Ted Smebakken owned furniture store in St. Paul for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... children, Smebakken grew up with modest means in a family that moved around before settling on the prairie in South Dakota. After graduating from public school in Hot Springs, S.D., he came to Minnesota to attend Carleton College where he captained ...

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    16 hrs ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

    Oglala Lakota president John Yellow Bird Steele told a group of New Age spiritualists who plan to gather in the Black Hills that as long as they respect the sacred site, including Lakota traditions, he does not have a problem with their scheduled event next month, a spokesman for the Oglala Lakota said. The Rainbow Family of Living Light - a group of hippies and nudists that, since 1972, has held a yearly celebration of "peace, love and alternative lifestyles," according to its website - met with Steele on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota and promised him event participants will act accordingly, Oglala Lakota spokesman Kevin Steele told ICTMN.

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  14. Activists deliver papers to block election law, youth wageRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Activists attempting to block two state laws from going into effect have turned in signatures collected from thousands of South Dakotans to refer the measures to the voters in the 2016 election. Organizers on Monday turned in petitions to the secretary of state's office for its review.

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  15. Hippy Hole diver injured in jump SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... of Rockerville. Pennington County Search and Rescue responded to the emergency. The diver was airlifted by a South Dakota National Guard helicopter and taken to Rapid City Regional Hospital. Pennington County Search and Rescue, along with several ...

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  16. Storm Center Update - Monday PMRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    It has been a sunny, warm, and hazy day. A steady stream of smoke from wildfires in Canada has streamed down into eastern South Dakota and western South Dakota.

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  17. A. G. Jackley Joins Western State Attorneys General to Challenge EPA on Waters of the United StatesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | South Dakota Attorney General

    ... of: Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

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  18. Name Changes For Same-Sex Couples Being Accepted At Driver Licensing OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Same-sex couples in South Dakota can make changes to their names at the South Dakota Driver's Licensing Stations. Beckahh Westra says she received a call from a state employee this morning, apologizing for the denial of her wife Jaime's name change at the Sioux Falls office on Friday.

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  19. Moe's Southwest Grill Selects Sioux Falls LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... lieve the market could sustain 2 to 3 stores," Wilson said. "We have also began to look at other markets within South Dakota including Brookings and Rapid City."

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  20. 'The Sporting Chef' with Chef Scott Leysath Continues Offering Wild Game HacksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    ... Bales, longtime bass player for Alison Krauss and Union Station, for a three-day wild pheasant hunt in sub-zero South Dakota. It's the annual "Pickin' and Pluckin'" event for Bales and his bluegrass buddies who donate their talents to a special ...

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