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Janelle Toman

Regents Spokeswoman Tapped for University Center

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The spokeswoman for the South Dakota Board of Regents will also lead the center that offers college classes in Pierre. Janelle Toman has been named executive director of Capital University Center. She’ll continue her duties as director of communications for the Regents, which she has done since 2002. The center...
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SD Attorney General Glad of New Tool to Fight Meth

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has applauded the Legislature and governor for approving a measure establishing electronic records of cold medicine sales to mitigate meth production. Jackley championed the bill. The measure will become law in July. It calls for retailers who sell cold and allergy medicines with particular...
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Snowflakes

Spring Storm Still Affecting SD Schools, Roads

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Many schools in northern South Dakota are starting late and some are closed for the day in the wake of a spring blizzard that crossed the state. The Monday storm dumped as much as 10 inches of snow in northeastern South Dakota, with lesser but still-significant amounts to the...
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Grass Fire

Three Separate Grass/Stubble Fires Dot Parts of Central SD Sunday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Some central South Dakota emergency crews spent their Sunday putting out fires. The Fort Pierre Fire Department was called about 1:15 p.m. to the report that a grass fire was burning about 20-25 miles south of Fort Pierre on Highway 1806 near Lower Brule Farms. Fire Chief Rick Cronin says on arrival, firefighters found...
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