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Transportation Group Taking Ditch Mowing Comments

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Transportation Commission is accepting written comments from the public on the existing mowing regulations for ditches adjacent to state highways. The commission earlier this week hosted a hearing to receive public input. The meeting was in response to a recommendation from the governor’s work group on pheasant...
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SD Governor Daugaard Urging Safe Thanksgiving Travels

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging holiday travelers to play it safe on Thanksgiving. Daugaard says people need to be move “safety-conscious” during this time of the year as traffic is heavier than usual and South Dakota’s weather can change quickly. Two people died on South Dakota highways last...
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Health Facilities Office to Hold Pierre Event

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health will hold a public hearing Monday in Pierre to consider rules to provide more help to assisted living centers. The new guidelines would allow the centers to admit residents who need dining assistance up to needing complete assistance. Public input may be taken into...
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Noem Receives Award from SD Farm Bureau

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has been recognized by the South Dakota Farm Bureau. The group awarded Noem its “Friend of Farm Bureau” honor. Scott VanderWal is the group’s president. He says Noem’s relentless efforts to get the 2014 farm bill approved by Congress have given producers “a strong safety...
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