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Annual Sunflower Seminar Slated for South Dakota

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) – The National Sunflower Association is holding its annual summer seminar in South Dakota. The Mandan-based group says the three-day meeting begins Tuesday at The Lodge in Deadwood, South Dakota. The group says the annual meeting gives industry leaders and producers a chance to network and learn about what’s happening in...
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Game Commission Weighs Fall Hunting Changes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission votes next month on several proposed changes to the fall turkey, antelope and early fall goose seasons. Turkey season would move back a month to Nov. 1 but still run through Jan. 31. There would also be a reduction in licenses available...
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Summits Call State to Reach Workers In, Out of SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has held his last in a series of workforce summits this week intended to gather ideas on what the state can do, if anything, to address a shortage of qualified workers. The state particularly needs welders, accountants, as well as information technology and health care professionals. Daugaard’s...
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Wellmark Says It Won’t Join Marketplace This Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The largest private health insurer in South Dakota has opted to not sell plans through the federal marketplace during the open enrollment period that begins in November. Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield says it will forgo participating in the Health Insurance Marketplace in South Dakota for an additional...
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