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Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

Education Funding Study

In News

The interim education funding study committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold its first meeting….

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Twins Sweep Brewers

In Sports

The Twins used four home runs Thursday to down the Brewers, 8-6, at Target Field.


Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Jacks Face Tourney Test

In Sports

The South Dakota State University baseball team will make its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament at the Division I level.

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Tough Start for the Huskers

In Sports

The Nebraska softball team is off to a heartbreaking start in the Women’s College World Series.


Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Hegge Joins Mount Marty Program

In Sports

Mount Marty College has announced the commitment of Crofton High School’s Ben Hegge to attend Mount Marty College.

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Brett Teaching Royals Hitters

In Sports

George Brett is now the Royals interim hitting coach.

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Cyclones Get Transfer

In Sports

Former Marshall guard DeAndre Kane is heading to Iowa State.

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Legends List Has Change

In Sports

Two-time NFL pro-bowler and Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann and Olympic triathlete Hunter Kemper have been added to the Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends list of celebrity athletes for 2013.


Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Augie Tracksters Earn Honors

In Sports

Augustana’s Travis Beniak, Henrik Holmberg, Aaron Jung, and Runa Falch earned All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) .


Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

South Dakota Cattle President Pleased With BSE Upgrade

In Agriculture

The World Organization for Animal Health has voted to upgrade the U.S. risk classification for BSE to negligible risk status.

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SD Legislature Keeps Conceal Carry Bill Alive

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee narrowly passed a bill that would allow people with an enhanced concealed weapons permit to possess those weapons in the state Capital and any county courthouse.

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SD Counties Have to Wait for Additional Dollars

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has told county commissions to “be patient” as money from taxes and fees that were raised last year flow to local governments.

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Minnesota Governor Dayton See Fire Damage in Medelia


Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton was in Madelia and got a first-hand-look at the damage from this week's fire that leveled several businesses along Main Street.