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Ranchers Oppose SD Tribe’s Plan for Bison Reserve

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Some cattle ranchers on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation say they’ll fight plans for a large bison reserve being pursued by the Oglala Sioux Tribe. The tribe and National Park Service officials are working on making the South Unit of Badlands National Park the nation’s first tribal national park....
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Flags in SD at Half-Staff in Mandela’s Memory

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff in memory of Nelson Mandela. The former South African president died Thursday at the age of 95. Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years for opposing apartheid and helped dismantle the country’s legacy of institutionalized racism....
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Regents Say SD Could Have Worker Shortage

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents says a new study shows the state needs to produce more university graduates to deal with the threat of a shortage of qualified workers. The study indicates that 72 percent of resident students remain in South Dakota the year following college graduation to...
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SD Regents Approve 3 New Minor Degrees at USD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The state Board of Regents has given the University of South Dakota approval to offer three new minor degrees aimed at helping graduates prepare for careers in a wide range of fields. The minors are in child and adolescent development, inter-professional disabilities services and teaching K-12 English as a...
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