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Regents CEO Part of Meeting with US Education Secretary

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Board of Regents Executive Director and CEO Jack Warner is traveling to Washington, D.C., this week to meet with federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan and other education leaders. The officials will discuss state-level efforts to raise K-12 education standards and assessments. Warner says the goal is to better...
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Freezing Rain Coats Roads in the Dakotas, Hampering Travel

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Many roads in the Dakotas are in poor driving condition because of freezing rain. Motorists are advised to use caution in many areas, and not travel at all in others. Some schools are starting classes late. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a Missouri man was injured Sunday night...
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State Seeks Comments on 5-Year Elk Management Plan

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is taking input on its proposed elk management plan for the next five years. The department’s Division of Wildlife says the document goes over how the state proposes to manage the big game species associated with the state’s diverse habitats and land...
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State’s Attorney Deadrick Switching to Secretary of State

LAKE ANDES, S.D. (AP) – Charles Mix County State’s Attorney Tom Deadrick will resign his current post to join the office of incoming Secretary of State Shantel Krebs. The Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan reports that Deadrick will join Krebs’s office on Jan. 2, where he will assume the role of deputy secretary for...
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