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SD Lawmakers Seek Numbers on Workforce Development

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers say they need better information on how well state agencies are training and recruiting the workers needed by key industries. Members of the Legislative Planning Committee say there’s no central source of information about workforce development in the state. They say that once lawmakers know what state...
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Fire Destroys Garage Portion of Rural Home Saturday Morning

BLUNT, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire at a rural Hughes County home completely damaged the structure’s garage.  Blunt Fire Department Chief Jan Harkless says the fire was reported early Saturday morning-about 3:20 a.m. at a home on the Korkow Ranch on 206th Street occupied by the family of Misty Korkow Clair.  When firefighters...
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NWS Says Unseasonably Cold Temperatures Registered Sunday Morning

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Unseasonably cold temperatures were noted across parts of the state yesterday morning.  The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says cold temps were reported across central and northeast parts of the state Sunday morning.  Although they say chilly temperatures were registered, no records were broken.  In Pierre, the temperature yesterday...
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PVFD Called to Check on Chemical Spill at Pierre’s Garbage Baling Facility Saturday Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department responded Saturday morning to the report that a liquid substance had spilled on a conveyor belt at the city garbage baling facility and that the substance was smoking.  Fire crews were summoned to the facility at 2800 East Park Street about 11:10 a.m. Saturday...
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