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Holly Hoffman

‘Survivor’ Survivor Talks Faith, Family, Friends

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman says she learned about faith, family, friends and an inner strength and passion that she never knew existed while competing on the 2010 season of the CBS reality series “Survivor.” Holly Hoffman told an audience of about 250 in Yankton recently that it took her to...
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Water

SD Seeking Applications for Clean Water Grants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources is accepting applications for grants to support projects aimed at improving water quality. Officials say they expect about $2 million will be available for South Dakota projects. Conservation districts, water development districts, counties, cities, universities and American Indian tribes can apply...
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Bison

North American Bison Museum Opens in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A museum chronicling the history of the North American bison is now open in South Dakota. The Museum of the American Bison in downtown Rapid City held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this month. The nonprofit museum features interactive and informative exhibits that teach the importance of...
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DOE Kicks Off Statewide Reading Challenge

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Education is kicking off a statewide reading challenge as students prepare for summer break. Secretary of Education Dr. Melody Schopp says the Read South Dakota! Summer Reading Challenge is unique because it promotes students reading at their appropriate skill level, rather than focusing on reading...
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