Bob Mercer

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The 34 South Dakota school districts facing financial sanctions because they missed one or both of the standards for teacher-compensation increases will get to make...
Five pieces of legislation received recommendations this week from a state government panel looking at possible changes to South Dakota's campaign finance laws.The Legislature established...
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In an opinion issued Sept. 20, 2017, the South Dakota Supreme Court handed citizens a significant victory.The justices, in a 4-1 decision, ruled the presumption...
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State Rep. Mark Mickelson said Wednesday he is considering whether to ask the Legislature to repeal the Marsy's Law amendment that voters approved in 2016.
State Rep. Mark Mickelson wants to repeal the Marsy's Law amendment that voters approved in 2016. It put victim rights in the South Dakota Constitution.
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Wednesday marked the tenth anniversary of the rodeo injury that put Billie Sutton in a wheelchair, maybe forever.What happened Oct. 4, 2007, changed every moment...
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State government's Board of Regents received a report Wednesday on the future of Capital University Center in Pierre.
State government's Board of Regents received a report Wednesday on the future of Capital University Center in Pierre.Janelle Toman said officials representing the center are...
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Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has told a federal panel it can buy the list of South Dakota registered voters for the same $2,500 that...
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Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has told a federal panel it can buy the list of South Dakota registered voters for the same $2,500 that...
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More than 100 Medicaid recipients in South Dakota received opioid prescriptions from April 1 to July 31 that were at least six times higher than...
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A housing development in rural Lawrence County that once wanted to hook onto the Lead-Deadwood sanitary district now intends to proceed on its own.Powder House...
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Balcon Enterprises Inc., the only company in South Dakota that makes Gaylord-style corrugated boxes for bulk products, received approval Friday for a state government loan.The...
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State government's regulators decided Tuesday the first round of testimony would be due Wednesday in the Crocker Wind Farm application.Geronimo Energy, based in Edina, Minnesota,...
State government's Board of Minerals and Environment unanimously accepted findings of fact and conclusions of law Thursday regarding a failed attempt by Quartz Operations to...
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PIERRE–State government's Judicial Qualifications Commission sent six names for Gov. Dennis Daugaard to consider as the successor to retired Justice Lori Wilbur on the South...
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