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DMV pledge: Titles processed in two weeks

PIERRE | After a period last winter when processing vehicle titles in South Dakota took as long as five weeks, the state Division of Motor Vehicles again is getting them done in two weeks, DMV Director Peggy Laurenz said Monday. 

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TED KOOSER: Unplugged and uneasy

A poem whose subject needs no introduction! Melissa Balmain lives in New York State, and her most recent book is "Walking in on People," from Able Muse Press.

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Federal report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest

Federal report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last summer, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a Justice Department report t…

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Broader definition of veteran won’t go to statewide vote

Ted Fowler of Aberdeen confirmed this afternoon he wouldn’t be filing the signatures collected on petitions that sought to refer a new state l…

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Lately, I see more eagles than coyotes

Coyotes can’t fly, of course, at least not in the air. But in recent months and in recent years, there’s no question I’ve seen many more bald …

June 29, 2015 8:06 am(2)

Current state officials backed same-sex marriage ban

Voting records show five of South Dakota’s present top elected leaders — Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Lt. Gov. Matt Michels, U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds, s…

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There's a billboard on West Main visible to westbound traffic (it'll will be on your left as you drive through the gap) touting a trampoline p…

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