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Governor Daugaard Proclaims May as Archaeology Month

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed May as Archaeology & Historic Preservation Month in South Dakota.  Daugaard, in his proclamation, says South Dakota’s cultural heritage is rich because of thousands of historical sites, historic buildings and landscapes.  He says public appreciation and understanding of the sites are the foundations for...
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South Dakota Museum Opening Marred by Horse Wagon Crash

   DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — The opening of the new $5.5 million Days of ’76 Museum in Deadwood has been marred by the crash of a horse-drawn wagon that injured four people in the historic city in western South Dakota’s Black Hills. The free wagon rides were being given Saturday to celebrate the opening...
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SDSU Scientist Studies Wetland Losses

  BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — An expert on soil science at South Dakota State University says wetlands in eastern North Dakota and South Dakota are shrinking at a rapid pace. Professor Carol Johnston compared Department of Agriculture crop maps with wetland maps from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Geological Survey...
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Federal Official to Speak at SD Health Conference

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The principal deputy director of the National Institutes of Health will be the keynote speaker at a national conference being held in South Dakota to connect small businesses with federal funding opportunities. The state Board of Regents says Lawrence A. Tabak will speak at the Small Business Innovation Research...
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