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PIERRE (AP) — A longtime South Dakota Agriculture Department official has been named state forester.


Gregory Josten succeeds Ray Sowers, who retired last May as state forester and state director of resource conservation and forestry. The two positions are being split, and the director position remains open, department spokeswoman Jamie Crew said Friday.

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