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Moore Named Interim Director of Indian Education

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Education has named the former director of the federal Bureau of Indian Education as the interim director of Indian education for the state. Keith Moore of Sioux Falls was director of the BIE from 2010 to 2012. Prior to working there, Moore served as chief...
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US Attorney Johnson Dances Around Political Future

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota says his job as federal prosecutor prevents him from commenting on his political plans, but does not dispute comments that he won’t be running for Senate in 2014. Johnson told the Argus Leader Monday that he looked at polling and talked to...
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Canton Doctor Succeeds Pierre Doctor as President of SD Medical Association

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Dr. Daniel J. Heinemann of Canton is the new president of the South Dakota State Medical Association. Heinemann succeeds Dr. Robert Allison of Pierre as head of the association of physicians and medical students. Heinemann is a chief medical officer for Sanford Health Network and Sanford Clinic. At its...
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USDA Says Wet Conditions Continue to Hamper Farmers in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Cool wet conditions have prevented farmers and ranchers in South Dakota from making progress planting crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that producers had on average only 2.1 days suitable for fieldwork. Winter wheat conditions were rated 34 percent very poor, 24 percent...
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