Brendan Johnson

US Attorney Honored for Violence Against Women Work

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson is being honored for his work in combatting violence against women. The South Dakota Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee selected Johnson as its Prosecutor of the Year. The SDDVCC is an organization led by the South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence and the South...
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SD Agriculture Department Helps Beginning Farmers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Agriculture Department says it can help beginning farmers buy land at lower interest rates through a bond program. The Beginning Farmer Bond program works through a local bank to finance a land purchase. The bond program allows a lender to get tax-exempt interest for a loan or...
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Late-Winter Storm Affecting Travel in Dakotas

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A late-winter storm is causing travel problems throughout much of North Dakota and eastern South Dakota. Motorists in many areas are being advised not to travel or to use extreme caution when venturing out because of snow and blowing snow. Ice also is a problem in eastern South Dakota. Many...
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SD Holds 25th Annual Environmental Conference

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s 25th annual conference on the environment and ground water quality will be held Wednesday in Fort Pierre. The conference will include exhibits and technical presentations covering ground water, geology, mining and mineral resources. The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources is hosting the conference. State Environment...
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