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Outdoor Recreation Projects Funded

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded a total of $429,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) money to several communities. The federal assistance program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreation projects. The following communities were awarded LWCF grants for outdoor recreation projects: ◾Aberdeen – 12th Street multipurpose play...
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Names Released in Campbell County Fatal Crash

POLLOCK, S.D. – A 29-year-old Herreid, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred late Saturday night north of Pollock. A 2003 Dodge Ram pickup was northbound on South Dakota Highway 1804 when the driver, Davis Hanson, 23, of Pollock, failed to negotiate a curve. The pickup...
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Mental Health Task Force Submits Recommendations To Gov. Daugaard

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota task force studying mental health and criminal justice today submitted a report with 15 recommendations for consideration by Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the Legislature. Expanding training and tools for law enforcement, standardizing mental health screenings in jails, and increasing opportunities to divert individuals with mental illness to treatment...
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SDDA Conducting Forest Action Plan Survey

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s (SDDA) Resource Conservation & Forestry Division is updating the South Dakota Forest Action Plan. An online survey is available to gather public input regarding threats, management and benefits as these pertain to South Dakota’s forests. You access the survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SDFAPsurvey . The survey...
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