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MITCHELL, S.D. — In his role as a commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission, Brendan Carr is working to bridge the digital divide, as it’s known, between rural America and high-speed internet. On Thursday, Sept. 5, that work put him more than 100 feet in the air.
MITCHELL, S.D. — After a lot of discussion about changing deer license plans in 2018, South Dakota is working on a revised deer hunting license allocation plan. The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is rolling out an updated plan that seeks to compromise for hunters seeking to hunt multiple seasons in the same year, while also allowing for family hunting traditions to continue.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A first-of-its-kind report in South Dakota is taking the temperature of the state’s aging population. “A Profile of Older South Dakotans” is a report from South Dakota State University Extension, which was written by Leacey Brown, a Rapid City-based gerontology field specialist who studies aging in the state.
MITCHELL, S.D. — For the first time in the building’s history, the murals at the Corn Palace will receive a special dedication. And for a good reason. The community will officially recognize the landmark’s murals, themed “A Salute to Military,” in a noon ceremony Friday, Oct. 25, on Main Street in Mitchell. The mural features the USS South Dakota, a submarine which will begin operating for the Navy beginning in 2019.