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SD Teacher of the Year to be Announced Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota teacher of the year will be announced Thursday at a state education conference. The teacher of the year will be selected from five finalists who have already been chosen to represent different areas of the state because of their outstanding work. This year’s finalists are Mindy Foltz...
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SD Department of Agriculture

South Dakota’s Ag Secretary Talks About Recovery Efforts for Livestock Producers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Agriculture Secretary says state officials continue working to help producers impacted by the early October blizzard in western South Dakota.¬† Lucas Lentsch says no one anticipated a storm of this magnitude so early in the season. Lentsch says more than a week after the storm, there are...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Governor Schedules Summit on Pheasant Habitat

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s governor is inviting people who are impacted by pheasant hunting in the state to talk about its future. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he’ll host a Pheasant Habitat Summit on Dec. 6 in Huron to discuss bird habitat and hunting. The summit will provide a forum for landowners, sportsmen,...
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Five People Hurt in Winner Explosion out of Hospital

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – Five people injured in a July 19 house explosion in Winner are out of the hospital and improving. Family member April Al-Salihi, who’s also a police officer, says investigators narrowed the cause to a gas valve on a propane line that once fed an upstairs heater. The Daily Republic reports...
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