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Businesses Are Being Warned of Labor Law Poster Scams

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Businesses in South Dakota are being warned to be watchful of poster scams from companies that are selling various federal agency postings that are available at no cost.  The Attorney General’s Office and South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation both report the labor law poster scams that are...
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USDA Deputy Secretary to Travel to SD Wednesday and Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) The Deputy Secretary for the Department of Agriculture will be in the state tomorrow and Thursday to announce research grants to fight U.S. and global hunger and promote rural business development.  Tomorrow in Brookings, Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan will hold a press conference to announce new USDA grants which...
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OSHA Investigation Into the Deaths of Gettysburg Men Complete

BISMARCK, N.D. – (DRG News) Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have completed an investigation into the deaths of two Gettysburg men last fall.  50-year-old Kirk Hansen and his son, 20-year-old Erik Hansen, were overcome by sewer gases while they worked at a lift station at West Whitlock Resort west of Gettysburg...
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SD Panel Endorses Statewide Drivers Ed System and Cellphone Ban for Young Drivers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota House committee has endorsed a measure that would ban beginning drivers from using cellphones behind the wheel until they get unrestricted licenses at age 16. The Transportation Committee also passed a bill that would set up a statewide coordinated drivers’ education system. However, the panel rejected another...
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