SDAG’s Office and SDDLR Warn Businesses of Labor Law Poster Scams

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Businesses are being warned to beware of poster scams from companies selling various federal agency postings.  Attorney General Marty Jackley and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation indicate that scammers are trying to catch businesses off-guard and profit by selling federal labor law posters and by using...
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Stanley County Teacher of the Year 2014-2015 Sarah Lutz (Courtesy Photo)

Stanley County 3rd Grade Instructor Named the District’s Teacher of the Year

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A third grade teacher is this year’s Teacher of the Year for Stanley County Schools.  Sarah Lutz was selected the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year for the district.  Stanley County recognized Lutz for her contributions to the school.  School officials say that Lutz has gained the respect of...
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Daugaard to Ponder Youth Wage Proposal Passed by Legislature

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard wants to review a measure to exempt South Dakota’s youngest workers from the $8.50 minimum wage voters approved in November before deciding whether to sign the bill. The state Legislature has approved the measure. Daugaard’s spokeswoman said Thursday he wants to look over the plan, which would...
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Some Farmers Worry About Competition in Planned Co-op Merger

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakota farmers say they’re concerned about what an upcoming agriculture cooperative merger could mean for competition in the state. The South Dakota Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator announced plans this week to join and create a newly named co-op. They’ll have a combined membership of nearly...
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