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Tribe Starts Training Program for Oilfield Workers

  BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A Native American tribe plans to start a new job training program centered on preparing tribal members for oilfield-related careers. The Bismarck Tribune reports that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is starting a rock crusher job training program to give tribal members the skills needed to work in North...
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DM&E Mothballing Powder River Basin Extension

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Canadian Pacific Railway says it will “defer indefinitely” plans to extend its South Dakota-based Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad network into the Powder River Basin so it can ship Wyoming coal to power plants in other states. CP said in a statement Monday that it’s mothballing the plan...
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SD Attorney General Warns Shoppers to be Careful

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says holiday shoppers should use care to avoid common mistakes. Jackley says people should check refund and return policies for restrictions and exceptions. He says people buying gift cards should check for fees and expiration dates. The attorney general says shoppers also should...
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Drought Damage Reaches Hunting in South Dakota

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Drought that hurt South Dakota farmers and ranchers this year might also pose a threat to hunting in the state. The Argus Leader newspaper reports that drought has cut into pheasant numbers in some areas. It also is cited as a factor for an outbreak of disease in...
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