A coalition of South Dakota school boards is suggesting that districts post their legal notices on the internet, rather than publish them in local newspapers.

The Associated School Board of South Dakota, which represents 176 school boards statewide, supports legislation that would authorize schools and other governments to use a web site instead of conventional publishing.

"It would save some money," said Henry Kosters, assistant executive director of the organization. He estimates the school boards spend several million dollars each year on legal advertising.

Under South Dakota law, governments such as schools, counties, cities,...

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