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SD Website to Help Set Kids Up With Special Camps

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has launched a website with information on career camps around the state this summer.    The camps range from health care topics to construction and business.    Gov. Dennis Daugaard says it’s important for students to learn about in-demand skills before they commit to careers and college. He says there’s demand in...
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State Parks Taking July 4 Weekend Reservations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – It’s a sign that summer can’t be far away. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says reservations are now being taken for campsites and cabins on the Fourth of July weekend. To arrive on Wednesday, July 2, reservations open Thursday. The state says because it’s a holiday weekend,...
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Review Recommends Redesign of Leadership Programs

MADISON, S.D. (AP) – A two-year review by a statewide workgroup has recommended redesign of education leadership programs that prepare principals to work in South Dakota K-12 schools. The review led by former state Education Secretary Rick Melmer and retired educator Jim Parry recommends a shared program to be implemented by the state universities...
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Fire Meteorologist to Present SD Wildfire Outlook

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A fire meteorologist in South Dakota is scheduled to present the state’s wildfire outlook for 2014. Darren Clabo with the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology on Thursday will discuss the expected weather conditions for the 2014 wildfire season within South Dakota and the Rocky Mountain region. Clabo...
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