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SDSU Scientist Studies Wetland Losses

  BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — An expert on soil science at South Dakota State University says wetlands in eastern North Dakota and South Dakota are shrinking at a rapid pace. Professor Carol Johnston compared Department of Agriculture crop maps with wetland maps from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey...
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Federal Official to Speak at SD Health Conference

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The principal deputy director of the National Institutes of Health will be the keynote speaker at a national conference being held in South Dakota to connect small businesses with federal funding opportunities. The state Board of Regents says Lawrence A. Tabak will speak at the Small Business Innovation Research...
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Pierre Man Pleads Not Guilty to Mailing Chicken Feces

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A Pierre man has pleaded not guilty to sending chicken feces to the Dewey County treasurer. 49-year-old Tom Parsons entered the plea Friday in federal court. A trial date has not yet been set. Prosecutors say Parsons has been in a dispute with the county treasurer over vehicle registration....
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Military Given Free Admission at Heritage Center

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center is offering free admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  The center in Pierre is participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of...
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