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North Central Farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers Members Approve Unification

IPSWICH AND ABERDEEN, S.D.- PIERRE, S.D.– The member-owners of North Central Farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers have each voted to approve the unification of the two cooperatives. Wheat Growers board president Hal Clemensen says his board was thrilled. Clemensen says the focus of the two cooperatives now turns to planning integration efforts. With this...
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Gov. Daugaard Orders State Capitol Flags At Half-Staff For Former Sen. Homer Kandaras

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is ordering flags to fly half-staff at the State Capitol on Friday, Sept. 29, to honor the life of former Senate Majority Leader Homer Kandaras. Kandaras, of Rapid City, represented his district in the South Dakota Senate from 1971 to 1976. During his tenure, Kandaras served as majority...
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Becks Excited for the Welcome Fireballers Will Receive in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D.- The Amazon TV “Fireball Run” series comes to Pierre tomorrow afternoon (Fri.). Pierre residents Trace (tracy) Beck and Bryan Beck, a father-son duo, are representing Pierre in this cross country adventure that began September 22, 2017, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. They say they’ve had some fun tasks to complete. The Becks say...
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New Mega Millions rules taking effect Oct. 31

PIERRE, S.D.- The South Dakota Lottery’s Mega Millions game will soon feature a new option for those looking to win the big one. Beginning Oct. 31, Mega Millions will feature a “Just the Jackpot” option, which gives players two chances at the jackpot for $3. If players choose the “Just Jackpot” option, they will...
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October is Archives Month

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed October as Archives Month in South Dakota. Gov. Daugaard noted in the proclamation, “Archives have a duty to provide public access to their records, and it is the goal of archives to increase public awareness of the role archives play in providing knowledge about the historical...
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Sanford Earns Accreditation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford Health has earned full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program. To earn that, organizations must show that their protections exceed the safeguards required by the U.S. government. AAHRPP accredits organizations that conduct or review human research. The health system, based in the Dakotas,...
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Hall of Honor Banquet for Clyde Jundt of Pierre

PIERRE, S.D.- A Pierre man will be recognized next month for his work as an engineer for the state Department of Transportation. Clyde Jundt is being inducted into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor. The Transportation Hall of Honor Committee will hold a banquet Friday, Oct. 6, at The View in Pierre beginning...
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Stanley County School Board Special Meeting Oct. 2

The Stanley County School Board will hold a special meeting Monday, Oct. 2 in the boardroom at Parkview Auditorium. The meeting is for strategic planning. The public is welcome to attend.
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Land O’ Lakes innovation center opens in River Falls

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) – Land O’Lakes has opened a $40 million research and testing center in River Falls, Wisconsin. The Arden Hills-based cooperative says it built the new innovation center to speed up the time it takes for products to be developed, which is typically one to five years. The center has a...
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Family and Self-Advocate Listening Sessions to be Held

PIERRE, S.D. –The South Dakota Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) will be hosting a series of listening sessions for self-advocates and families that include a member with an intellectual or developmental disability. The listening sessions will allow those in attendance to voice their ideas and needs for how to support...
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