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PIERRE — The South Dakota Missouri River Tourism Association, the South Dakota Department of Tourism and the South Dakota Department of Transportation are now accepting applications to fill seasonal positions for travel counselors and supervisors at 10 Information Center locations along Interstates 29 and 90. Travel counselors are needed from May through September to assist visitors with travel needs, answer questions and promote South Dakota’s travel opportunities.
YANKTON — Mount Marty College recognized the Scheich family, of Ethan, as the 2013-14 family of the year at the college’s family weekend recently. The Family of the Year decision...
By Northern Plains News Before they hit the “big league” in Washington, D.C., how many legislators served in the “minor leagues” of Pierre, Bismarck, St. Paul, Lincoln, Cheyenne and Helena?
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Corsica
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Dec. 19 through Dec. 31. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter...
PIERRE — South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Vice Chairman Chris Nelson has been selected to serve as chairman of a national committee of utility regulators charged with analyzing and impacting telecommunications policy, trends and best practices.
A Lower Brule man convicted of possession of a controlled substance analogue was sentenced Dec. 23 by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno. Joshua Brouse, 30, was sentenced to four months in custody, one year of supervised release, a $1,000 fine and a $25 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
A Marion man convicted of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Court Judge Karen E. Schreier. Larry Wayne Alver, 37, was sentenced to 120 months in custody to be followed by five years of supervised release.
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell was the only hospital in South Dakota recognized recently by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2012. The Top Performer hospitals were formally announced in late 2013, when The Joint Commission published its Improving America’s Hospitals annual report.
We don’t have issues with pay raises per se, but we once again are questioning how the Davison County Commission decides upon increases for itself and county employees. Last January, the commission gave uniform raises of 2 percent, plus 50 cents per hour, to employees. For an employee who earned $12 per hour, that raise came to $1,539, or 6.2 percent. For an employee who earned $15 per hour, that raise was $1,664, or 5.3 percent.