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Noem: Recruit workforce at high-school level

Via Aberdeen News As evidenced by the “help wanted” signs lining the streets of Aberdeen, there is a worker shortage, and not just at the retail and food service level, but in manufacturing and other career-level positions as well. U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., met Tuesday in Aberdeen with Molded Fiber Glass Senior Vice President […]

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Noem sailing toward win, Robinson lacking traction

Via Rapid City Journal SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two weeks are left before the general election and Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is still seen as the prohibitive favorite for another term, while her Democratic challenger Corinna Robinson has struggled to build name recognition. Robinson, a retired Army veteran, is seeking to unseat Noem, […]

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Bat proposal worries Black Hills timber industry

Via WRAL RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Black Hills timber industry could suffer irreparable damage if the northern long-eared bat is added to the list of endangered species, according to a nonprofit trade group. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to add the bat to the endangered species list because of a fungus […]

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Smiles abound as officials inaugurate cheese plant

Via Tri-State Neighbor Antoine Fievet told the crowd at the inauguration ceremony for the new Mini Babybel plant in Brookings, S.D., in early October that his great-great grandfather started the company in France in 1865. The chairman and CEO of the Paris-based Bel Co. said that after all those years, the biggest investment ever by […]

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CONGRESSWOMAN KRISTI NOEM: TACKLING DIABETES

Via Dakota War College This last week, I met with a nine-year-old girl from Black Hawk. Her name was Lauren. She is an incredible young lady and I had a great time getting to meet her. But Lauren and I were there to visit about a very serious issue. Lauren, like more than 200,000 young […]

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