Governor Dennis Daugaard (KGFX Photo)

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against SD Governor Daugaard

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A circuit court judge has ruled that Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s contract with a national recruiting firm can stand. Judge Mark Barnett dismissed a lawsuit filed against the governor that aimed to invalidate a $5 million contract awarded to Manpower. KELO-TV reports that Careers Unlimited Staffing, Employment Edge and Reagan...
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Groups Mark Inaugural National Bison Day on Thursday

DENVER (AP) – The first National Bison Day is taking place Thursday. The Colorado-based National Bison Association, the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the South Dakota-based Intertribal Buffalo Council agreed earlier this year to designate the first Thursday of each November as National Bison Day. The day is giving the groups another chance...
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GF&P Commission to Consider Fee Increases

MADISON, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission is considering increases to nonresident hunting and state park entrance fees. Commission members are meeting in Madison Thursday to vote on the proposals. Various nonresident small game and waterfowl hunting fees would increase by as much as $15. The changes are expected...
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SD Governor Urges Businesses to Hire Veterans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging South Dakota businesses and government agencies to hire military veterans. The governor says businesses with job openings should consider hiring veterans because they make excellent employees. State Labor Secretary Pam Roberts says 18 Labor Department offices across South Dakota have veterans’ employment representatives who help...
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