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S. Dakota politician, brother-in-law drown on kayak trip

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S. Dakota politician, brother-in-law drown on kayak trip


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Daugaard administration anticipates 'lean' state budget year

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Daugaard administration anticipates 'lean' state budget year


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Voters may see cannabis, tobacco tax on South Dakota ballot

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Voters may see cannabis, tobacco tax on South Dakota ballot


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Pierre church marks 500th anniversary of Luther’s Reformation with mariachi band

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Pierre church marks 500th anniversary of Luther’s Reformation with mariachi band


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South Dakota ag department: farmers report dicamba damage on 57,000 acres, maybe up to 84,000 acres

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South Dakota ag department: farmers report dicamba damage on 57,000 acres, maybe up to 84,000 acres


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SD corn, soybean crops looking to end up not too bad, despite the serious summer drought

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SD corn, soybean crops looking to end up not too bad, despite the serious summer drought


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Volunteers prep Pierre for visit from “Fireball Run” television series

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Volunteers prep Pierre for visit from “Fireball Run” television series


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  • S. Dakota politician, brother-in-law drown on kayak trip
    S. Dakota politician, brother-in-law drown on kayak trip

    , cbsnews.com

    PIERRE, S.D. -- A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker's daughter, officials said Thursday. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said in a statement that state Rep. Craig Tieszen, 68, a Republican from Rapid City, and his brother-in-law, Brent Moline, 61, died Wednesday
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Politics & Government

  • Voters may see cannabis, tobacco tax on South Dakota ballot
    Voters may see cannabis, tobacco tax on South Dakota ballot

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota voters won't have the chance to legalize physician-assisted dying or recreational marijuana in 2018, but they could decide whether to allow patients to use cannabis medically — plus a raft of other proposals on Election Day. Initiative groups hoping to go before voters in 2018 faced a crucial Monday deadline to turn in signatures to the secretary of state
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Sports

  • Expedition League owner lays out details of new Pierre summer baseball team
    Expedition League owner lays out details of new Pierre summer baseball team

    , capjournal.com

    The new Pierre college-level summer league baseball team, 26 strong, will begin play on May 25, using wooden bats like the big leagues, living with host families and playing half their 64 games at home in “gorgeous” Hyde Stadium where 500 and more fans will cheer them on. That’s the picture painted by Steve Wagner on Monday as he stood in front of the Hyde Stadium diamond during a news conference announcing the Expedition League’s Pierre team
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Health

  • Sanford and Avera partner to bring medical residency program to Pierre
    Sanford and Avera partner to bring medical residency program to Pierre

    , capjournal.com

    The Sanford Health Clinic and Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre will soon be hosting a quartet of doctors-in-training. In about 3 years, there will be four family-medicine residents working out of the Sanford Health Clinic and seeing patients all over town, including at home, at St. Mary’s, in a nursing home and in their own clinic. The new program started in part, thanks to funding approved by the South Dakota Legislature and will be an extension of the state’s existing family-medicine residency program
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Society & Culture

  • Vintage 1964 artificial Christmas tree to spin for Cultural Heritage Center Open House
    Vintage 1964 artificial Christmas tree to spin for Cultural Heritage Center Open House

    , capjournal.com

    A three-decade-old Cultural Heritage Center tradition – a holiday open house, hosted the day after Thanksgiving – will incorporate an even older family tradition from one of its staff this year. On Wednesday last week at the center, located on Governors Drive in Pierre, Paige Olson was setting up a six-foot artificial aluminum-colored, spinning Christmas tree at the museum entrance. Olson serves as review and compliance coordinator for the South Dakota State Historical Society
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Education

  • SD House speaker takes aim at university faculty unions
    SD House speaker takes aim at university faculty unions

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota's House speaker said Monday that lawmakers will consider legislation to end collective bargaining at the state's public universities. Republican Rep. Mark Mickelson said he doesn't think collective bargaining "serves the mission of educating our kids." Union contracts cover more than 1,300 staff members at the state's six public universities and at schools for the blind and deaf
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Farming

  • South Dakota ag department: farmers report dicamba damage on 57,000 acres, maybe up to 84,000 acres
    South Dakota ag department: farmers report dicamba damage on 57,000 acres, maybe up to 84,000 acres

    , capjournal.com

    South Dakota farmers have reported about 57,000 acres of crops - mostly soybeans - damaged by dicamba, said Tom Gere, agronomy services manager for the state Department of Agriculture in Pierre. In separate inspection regime, state agronomy employees found dicamba damage on about 70 percent of complaints about a total of 39,000 acres, he said. Gere on Tuesday said the 57,000-acre figure comes from the ag department’s online survey distributed in mid-August to farmers asking them to report any damage from dicamba, the herbicide that has become widely used to kill weeds in soybeans genetically modified to be resistant to the herbicide
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Law & Crime

  • Hoops pleads not guilty in alleged gazebo public indecency with Eldridge
    Hoops pleads not guilty in alleged gazebo public indecency with Eldridge

    , capjournal.com

    A Pierre woman pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges including the least one that has gotten the most attention: getting publicly indecent in a motel gazebo before sunrise on a summer day. Kathryn Elizabeth Hoops, 32, was ticketed July 1 by police officers who found her very close with Lonnie Eldridge, 41. It was 4 a.m. and the two were in the gazebo which sits between the parking lot of an extended- stay motel and the railroad tracks, just off Pleasant Avenue in Pierre
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