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SD Senate and House pass medical pot bills, collision looms

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- South Dakota's Senate has passed a spate of bills to put lawmakers' mark on the state's new voter-passed medical marijuana law. Several of the bills approved by the Senate would ease access to medical pot for…

Biden administration officially withdraws vaccine rule

The Biden administration has officially withdrawn a rule that would have required workers at big companies to get vaccinated or face regular COVID testing requirements. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration confirmed the withdrawal Tuesday. But the agency says it…

SD FFA to open Ag Adventure Zone at Black Hills Stock Show

RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Between January 28 to February 5, the South Dakota Future Farmers of America will be highlighting agriculture in the Rodeo Zone during the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo Rapid City. The Ag Adventure Zone is…

South Dakota GOP hires North Dakota native as new director

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The new executive director of the South Dakota Republican Party says one of his top goals to achieve 100% GOP membership in the state Legislature. North Dakota native Terin Lucero was most recently the director of…

Pennington County warns of new property tax scam

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. — The Pennington County Board of Commissioners is warning the public about a new property tax scam that is circulating the area. The new scam has fake collection letters being sent from Tax Assessment Securities, Seizure Unit…

South Dakota ranchers eligible for federal grazing loss assistance

WASHINGTON — South Dakota ranchers and livestock producers have the ability to apply for assistance through the federal Livestock Forage Disaster Program until the end of January. The LFP gives financial assistance to eligible producers and growers who have suffered…

Report: Vandalism leads to oil well spill near Watford City

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Officials say a produced water spill at an oil well near Watford City was due to vandalism. North Dakota Oil and Gas Division officials say valves were opened Sunday on the location, leading to a spill…

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