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Public Meeting Tuesday on Missouri River Bridge

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Design options on a new Missouri River bridge in Pierre and Fort Pierre will be released Tuesday. Representatives with both cities and the South Dakota Department of Transportation plan to hold a public open house to tell area residents about the conceptual improvement options. Projects to be discussed include a...
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SD Trainings Target Compliance, May Help Workforce

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Trainers operating with a federal grant came to Brookings and Pierre this past week to educate public and private employers on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. One of the sessions led by the Rocky Mountain ADA Center addressed employer requirements with the state’s Bureau of Human Resources, a...
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Wheat Growers Eyes Rail Service, Loader Facility

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Wheat Growers says it is looking forward to the eventual return of heavy rail service from Chamberlain to Presho as it looks at potential locations to build a $40 million facility west of Chamberlain. Nearly 150 people attended a series of meetings in Lyman County this past week to hear...
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Perkins County Fatal Crash

(From SD Department of Public Safety) MEADOW, S.D. – A Faith, S.D., man died Thursday in a one vehicle rollover crash at the intersection of Athboy Road and S.D. Highway 73 near Meadow, S.D. Leigh W. Putzier, 54, of Faith, was driving a 1995 Ford Ranger eastbound on Athboy Road, and lost control of...
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