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SD Agencies Draw 20 Percent Fewer Summer Interns

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota state agencies will welcome about 20 percent fewer interns to Pierre this summer. The number of internships dropped from 251 last year to 202 in 2014. Bureau of Human Resources Commissioner Laurie Gill says each agency determines how many interns to hire according to need, budget and existing...
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Martin Teen Murder Suspect Will be Tried as Adult

MARTIN, S.D. (AP) – A Martin teenager accused of bludgeoning a man to death in November 2012 will be tried as an adult. Matthew Libby was 17 when he was indicted on murder and other charges in the Nov. 8, 2012, slaying of 48-year-old Albert Apple Sr. His attorneys sought to move the case...
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SD Marks June as ‘Great Outdoors Month’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared June “Great Outdoors Month” along with other states across the country. Daugaard says South Dakota offers many opportunities for outdoor fun. State parks throughout June will offer bird walks, outdoor cooking demonstrations, fishing derbies and other activities. The first week in June is...
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CRST Receives EPA Brownfields Grant for Old Swiftbird Day School Site

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that a $200,000 EPA Brownfields grant will be provided to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to clean up and redevelop the Old Swiftbird Day School site.  The site was used as a primary school from 1960 to 1997 and from 1997...
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