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SD governor declares Jack Link’s Jerky Day

June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALPENA, S.D. — One of the region’s largest employers and its snack will be celebrated Thursday across South Dakota.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared Thursday to be “Jack Link’s Jerky Day” in South Dakota. The event coincides with the thir…continue reading on

Alpena couple celebrate 25th anniversary

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

ALPENA — Todd and Mary Kopfmann, Alpena, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Nov. 19. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 38799 Country Lane, Alpena, S.D., 57312.
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Small town, big law: Jerauld Co. cracks down on drugs

July 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

In 2009, there were no drug arrests in Jerauld County.

A crackdown since then, with the help of a drug dog and aggressive law enforcement, has produced 52 drug-related charges since the beginning of 2010. Continue Reading

Strong winds slam through area

June 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Huron reports 87 mph gusts.
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Alpena native Al Neuharth honored at memorial service

May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Some critics said Neuharth who titled his autobiography “Confessions of an S.O.B.” was a ruthless egomaniac, but close friend Jack Marsh knew Neuharth as a different man.
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Alpena man re-elected to lead pork producers in S. Dakota

February 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS The South Dakota Pork Producers Council has elected Andrew Arhart, a pork producer from Alpena, to serve as president for a second term.
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Link Snacks Inc. funds gas line to Alpena

January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Project is latest in run of investments by jerky maker.
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Big growth in little Alpena

November 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

$9M project aids in jerky plant expansion.
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Alpena jerky plant to expand; 75 new jobs possible

November 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ALPENA – A newly announced package of funding for an Alpena wastewater treatment plant project will support a $9.1 million expansion that could eventually bring 75 new full-time jobs to a beef jerky plant in the small town. Continue Reading

2 Huron teenagers killed in SD car crash

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Highway Patrol says two Huron teenagers have died in a one-vehicle crash near Alpena. Continue Reading

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