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State Parks Taking July 4 Weekend Reservations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – It’s a sign that summer can’t be far away. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says reservations are now being taken for campsites and cabins on the Fourth of July weekend. To arrive on Wednesday, July 2, reservations open Thursday. The state says because it’s a holiday weekend,...
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Review Recommends Redesign of Leadership Programs

MADISON, S.D. (AP) – A two-year review by a statewide workgroup has recommended redesign of education leadership programs that prepare principals to work in South Dakota K-12 schools. The review led by former state Education Secretary Rick Melmer and retired educator Jim Parry recommends a shared program to be implemented by the state universities...
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Fire Meteorologist to Present SD Wildfire Outlook

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A fire meteorologist in South Dakota is scheduled to present the state’s wildfire outlook for 2014. Darren Clabo with the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology on Thursday will discuss the expected weather conditions for the 2014 wildfire season within South Dakota and the Rocky Mountain region. Clabo...
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Eastern SD in For Heavy Snow and Gusty Winds

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Another spring snow storm has eastern South Dakota in its sights. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the region from Thursday afternoon into Friday morning. Forecasters say 4-10 inches of snow are possible, with the heaviest amounts along and east of Interstate 29. A...
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