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School relaxes sports attendance limits
More fans in the stands will be allowed at future sporting events, with one exception.

Football classifications approved, appeals heard
After months of study, the South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors approved a football classification system.

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STAY ON YOUR FEET: The Three Point Rule makes all the difference

The Three Point Rule, which applies to climbing a ladder, exiting and mounting or dismounting equipment, or in any situation with potential for slipping and/or falling, helps maintain stability and balance and greatly reduces the risk of injury for those engaged in these activities.

CDA reviews fundraisers
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Sacred Heart #280 held its regular meeting January 7.

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Wrestling

Parkston Trojan wrestler Carter Sommer looks to get the upper hand over his Parker opponent Michael Even. Sommer eventually won by tech fall.

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Pandemic puts college degree out of reach for more South Dakotans

The COVID-19 pandemic has further lowered the ability of low-income and minority students in South Dakota, including Native Americans, to enroll in college, obtain a degree and gain the lifelong financial and upward mobility benefits that come with higher education.

Local angus breeder recognized for sustained efforts to improve cow productivity
Mogck and Sons, Olivet, recently re-enrolled in the American Angus Association whole-herd reporting system MaternalPlus as a commitment to making genetic improvements in lifetime cow herd productivity.

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South Dakota style resolutions

We have a New Year's tradition at South Dakota Magazine to make resolutions on traveling South Dakota.

OPINION
With winter taking hold, the Postal Service looks to customers to help keep carriers safe

With snowstorms likely at some point, USPS Post Offices are asking customers to help keep carriers safe by clearing snow and ice from around mailboxes and walkways as soon as possible after it snows.

And the survey says...
In December, Members of Congress were given early access to the COVID-19 vaccine, and I asked for South Dakota to decide whether I should take the vaccine early to instill public confidence or wait my turn.


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Getting a new look

The American Legion building on Main Street got a make-over this past week, with members of the Legion and Legion Auxiliary getting together to paint, remodel and clean the Post's home.

Statewide homeless count to be conducted in January
South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium, an affiliate of South Dakota Housing Development Authority, will conduct its annual statewide Point-In-Time homeless count.






 
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