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Minimum Wage Petitions Turned into SD Secretary of State

Petition signatures calling for a higher minimum wage in South Dakota were turned into the Secretary of States office.

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SD Kids Lagging From the Start

A new report shows how important early childhood education is to the later achievement of kids.

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Yankton Helps Kick Off SD’s 125th Anniversary

Yankton was the host for the kick off of South Dakota’s 125th anniversary celebration.

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SD Democrats Still Searching for A Governor Candidate

SD Democrats are still looking for a candidate for governor next year.

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Congress Still Looking for a Budget Deal

Part of the deal Congress passed to end the government shutdown would be a budget agreement by the end of the year.

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Feeding South Dakota Starts $6 Million Dollar Campaign

Feeding South Dakota is starting a fund raising campaign to help them expand their facilities across the state.

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Natural Gas Prices Lower Than Last Year

As the heating season begins, natural gas customers could pay less than last year.

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Midwest Economy Starting Downward Trend

A survey of business managers in 9 midwest states shows the economy could be shrinking in the months ahead.

SD 125th Anniversary Part Starts This Weekend in Yankton

The 125th anniversary of South Dakota’s statehood is next year, but the celebration starts this weekend in Yankton.

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Yankton To Celebrate State’s 125th Birthday

The State of South Dakota will celebrate the one hundred twenty fifth anniversary of state hood next year.

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New Management Plan Being Developed For Lake

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.

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Board Will Name Stuff

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The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.

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Noem Supports Perry National Guard Decision

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.

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Home Heating Bill Now Law

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A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.

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Pressler Floats Museum Idea

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South Dakota independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler is proposing an international North American Native American Holocaust Memorial Museum, to be built at Wounded Knee in south west South Dakota.