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Private Pesticide Applicator Certification to be Held Near Gettysburg Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Private Pesticide Applicator certification will be held near Gettysburg tomorrow.  The meeting will take place at Bob’s Steakhouse at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.  Attendees to the meeting should arrive a few minutes early.  The re-certification class will end at 4:00 p.m.  Ruth Beck, Agronomy Field Specialist with the SDSU Extension...
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Tickets Available for King of Hearts Formal Dance

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The King of Hearts Formal Dance-sponsored by Job’s Daughters-is coming up in about a month.  This year’s dance is scheduled for Sunday, February 17 at the Georgia Morse Middle School Gymnasium.  The dance is for 9th through 12th grade students.  Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and music will be...
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Johnson: Gun Legislation Must be Individualized

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says it’s important that any gun control legislation is tailored for each state as much as possible. The Democratic senator says he opposes any one-size-fits-all approach to gun control legislation. Johnson says that South Dakota has far fewer problems with guns than states like New...
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Justice Change Could Save $162 Million in 10 Years

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota official says the state could save an estimated $162 million in the next decade if the Legislature approves a plan to improve the rehabilitation of convicted criminals by treating more nonviolent offenders outside prison walls. Jim Seward, Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s legal counsel, says the state could spend...
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