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Lawmakers May Take Up Campus Speech, Ballot Question Bills

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota lawmakers will attend sexual harassment training this week and could consider bills on ballot questions and free speech on campus. Legislators return Tuesday to the Capitol. Thirty lawmakers are backing a bill that supporters…

Minnesota State Fairgrounds Slated For $11.1 Million Upgrade

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota State Fairgrounds is getting an $11.1 million face-lift. The State Fair's board of managers on Sunday approved $7.2 million in capital improvements and $3.8 million in maintenance projects for the coming year. The work will…


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Out and About: Week of January 15, 2017

Addie Graham-Kramer, president of The Event Company, is back with another edition of Out and About. Every Monday she details events across the region that are unique, fun,…

Crews Rebuild Custer State Park Fences To Contain Buffalo

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - Crews are working through cold temperatures to rebuild fences to contain Custer State Park's iconic buffalo after a historic wildfire burned more than half the park. The Rapid City Journal reports the fire that started from…

Pipeline Protester's Elderly Exploitation Case Dismissed

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Authorities have dropped a second charge against a Bismarck woman accused of abusing and exploiting her elderly mother during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Bismarck Tribune reports authorities have dismissed a charge of…

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