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Department of Public Safety Says South Dakota Homeland Security Director Retiring

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Homeland Security Director James Carpenter announced Saturday that he will retire. Carpenter has served as the agency’s director since 2010. His retirement is effective June 8. Carpenter says he wants to do more hunting and fishing and spend more time with his family. Carpenter is a South Dakota...
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Companies Look to Home-Grown US IT Workforce

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A small but growing number of public-private endeavors are trying to spark an IT reshoring trend by developing the nation’s next generation of tech experts. In South Dakota, Eagle Creek Software Services turned to the University of South Dakota to help home-grow tech talent through a customized four-course certificate....
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GF&P Error Thrills, Then Disappoints South Dakota Hunters

  RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department mistakenly notified about 2,000 hunters that they had drawn one of two once-in-a-lifetime hunting permits for bighorn sheep in the Black Hills.  But within an hour, the excited hunters learned that it was a big mistake.  The glitch happened when...
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Report Outlines South Dakota Indian Country Prosecutions

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says the number of prosecutors on South Dakota’s two largest Indian reservations is up while the number of cases that have been declined for prosecution is down.  Johnson says that over the past four years, prosecutions are up 131 percent on the Rosebud Indian...
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