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Target doesn’t welcome guns; stops short of ban

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is “respectfully” requesting gun-owners not to bring firearms into its stores after a series of open-carry demonstrations alarmed some customers.
The open display of firearms in its stores “creates an environment that is…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Target doesn’t welcome guns; stops short of ban

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is “respectfully” requesting gun-owners not to bring firearms into its stores after a series of open-carry demonstrations alarmed some customers.
The open display of firearms in its stores “creates an environment that is…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More than 200 new South Dakota laws taking effect

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — More than 200 new laws are taking effect in South Dakota this week, including requiring the recitation of the pledge of allegiance in schools — just in time for Independence Day. The new laws range from expanding…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Man shot in shoulder during ‘disarming practice’ with friend

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Officers are investigating a shooting incident over the weekend that left a Dickinson man wounded.

The victim, 52, and his friend, 39, also from Dickinson, were “fooling around with a handgun” when the gun went off, Dickinson Police Capt. Davi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man shot in shoulder during ‘disarming practice’ with friend

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Officers are investigating a shooting incident over the weekend that left a Dickinson man wounded.

The victim, 52, and his friend, 39, also from Dickinson, were “fooling around with a handgun” when the gun went off, Dickinson Police Capt. Davi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

House OKs reporting mentally ill to FBI’s criminal system

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The state House of Representatives decided Thursday that South Dakota should become part of the national system for identifying people whose mental defects prohibit them from legally purchasing firearms in the United States.

The vote wa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

POWERS: SD’s pistol permit system faster than a speeding … snail

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Pat Powers

Dakota War College

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Panel defeats bill to give SD gun laws more power

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A bill that would have given South Dakota state gun laws supremacy over those of federal and local governments failed in a legislative panel Tuesday.

The House Local Government Committee voted 8-4 to reject the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Panel defeats bill to give SD gun laws more power

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A bill that would have given South Dakota state gun laws supremacy over those of federal and local governments failed in a legislative panel Tuesday.

The House Local Government Committee voted 8-4 to reject the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Legislators test their marksmanship

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — During Attorney General Marty Jackley’s recent legislative tour, legislators had an opportunity to test and compare their marksmanship.

In doing so, they may donate to a charity of their own choosing and there is no cost to taxpayers.

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