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SD Ag Dept. & SDSU to Host Beginning Farmer & Rancher Symposium

PIERRE, S.D.-For the second year, the Beginning Farmer & Rancher Symposium, hosted by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) and South Dakota State University (SDSU) will be held on the SDSU Campus. The event will run from noon to 5 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Nov. 19th, at the SDSU Student Union in the...
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Meade County Fatal Crash

STURGIS, S.D. – A Sturgis teen died in a one-vehicle crash on a Bear Butte Lake access road on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Brandon Lee Delzer, 14, was driving a 2003 Ford F150 pickup north on the access road on the east side of the lake. The vehicle left the roadway to the right, came...
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North Central South Dakota Sees Syphilis Cases

PIERRE, S.D. – Syphilis cases are at a 36-year high in South Dakota, with 32 cases reported so far this year. According to the state health department that includes five cases in the north-central part of the state. Syphilis is a bacterial infection that is spread by sexual contact with an infected individual. Initial...
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November is Adoption Awareness Month

PIERRE, S.D. –The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) will emphasize the critical need for adoptive parents during the month of November. To help recruit and retain adoptive parents for children who are waiting for forever homes, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed November as Adoption Awareness Month. “In South Dakota there is continually a need...
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