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More signs coming for interstate exits?

State Department of Transportation officials are working on proposed rules that would let logos be posted for attractions.

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West Nile’s biggest month looms

Though cases few so far, August typically brings bad news.

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Lt. Gov. Michels fills seat as SDRS trustee

Matt Michels to replace retiring Sandy Zinter on state retirement board.

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State board of education OKs counseling model

Some members wonder if approval was correct decision.

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Uranium hearings scheduled

Company seeking permission to mine in southwest SD.

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School sentinel program takes shape

State official says training won’t start until next summer.

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No hike for state motel money

Government rate for worker lodging stays at $50 per night.

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SD has budget surplus, record reserves at $159M

Gains in the economy, slowdown in services credited.

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SD worker-comp council seeks to know more on job deaths

PIERRE — The state workers-compensation advisory council decided Thursday there should be a look at why the federal government reports more deaths of people on the job in South Dakota than state government does.

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Comments sought for proposed casino near Chamberlain

BIA requests public input on Lower Brule’s plan for Oacoma facility.

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MERCER: State surplus really was much larger than shown

The Legislature with the governor’s approval stashed extra money into budgets throughout state government so it wouldn’t qualify as surplus.

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MERCER: Uncertainty faces GFP Commission

No one sure what to expect from hunting study ordered by SD governor.

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MERCER: Without Democrats, SD voters lack a choice

Democrats are no deader now than they were other times in South Dakota’s past century.

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MERCER: Official reports on crime in SD better with Highway Patrol stats

The annual reports always came with cautions, such as reporting is voluntary, and crime in Indian country isn’t included because that’s a federal matter.

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MERCER: Slowing down from 75

Along our roadsides, we revisit our values at speeds of our own.

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MERCER: Legislator values split over protection orders for same-sex abuses

During previous legislative session, House members scaled back a reform bill to apply only to opposite-sex partners.

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MERCER: Veterans home project in Hot Springs part of larger pattern

It is a pattern of the Daugaard administration privately committing to millions of dollars on a few contracts, and only later telling legislators money is needed to make good.

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MERCER: Powertech brings first big mining fight of century

There’s nothing warm and fuzzy about uranium, or about most mining.

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MERCER: ICWA, for better or worse

Court decisions show federal law can work.

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MERCER: SD audit uncovers millions in misappropriated bank taxes

SD Revenue Department staff don't track down unexplained payments, state general fund shorted funds.

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