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State Grant to Fund SD Landfill Training Course

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved a $24,000 grant to help fund a national certification course for landfill managers and operators from across the state. The South Dakota Solid Waste Management Association will use the grant to host the training session this fall. The course...
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Mountain Lion

Lion Season Ends with Reduced Kill in Black Hills

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Despite an increase in the number of lions that could be killed, the Black Hills lion season has ended well short of the limit. The Rapid City Journal reports that the number of lions killed this year also falls below 2012′s numbers. As of Saturday afternoon, 60 lions had been...
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Governor's Mansion

Governor’s Mansion Tours to Start in June

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Weekly public tours at the South Dakota Governor’s Mansion are set to start in June. This is the third season for the tours, and First Lady Linda Daugaard says she and Gov. Dennis Daugaard are happy to open up the mansion to the public. The weekly tours start June 5...
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SD Environmental Projects Get $39 Million

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved nearly $39 million in grants and loans for projects that involve drinking water, wastewater, storm water and recycling. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the money will result in better drinking water, improved wastewater treatment and enhanced environmental protection. The awards...
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