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Drug dog on the job in Jerauld County

June 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WESSINGTON SPRINGS The Jerauld County Sheriff’s Office has a four-legged weapon to battle drugs. Its name is Ajax. Continue Reading

Jerauld County voters say no to opt-out

March 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WESSINGTON SPRINGS Jerauld County voters rejected a $450,000 eight-year opt-out Tuesday for road and bridge improvements. Continue Reading

Meeting held to rally FSA office support in Wessington Springs

January 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WESSINGTON SPRINGS Several residents are leading an effort to keep Wessington Springs’ Farm Service Agency office in town. Continue Reading

Producers slam FSA plan to close Wessington Springs office

January 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WESSINGTON SPRINGS Residents of Jerauld County and the surrounding area are worried the potential loss of a local Farm Service Agency office will hurt their economy. Continue Reading

Windfall for some, irritation for others: Road damage, dust among gripes

January 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The dozens of new wind turbines lining the landscape north of White Lake are highly visible signs of economic and energy development.
But construction of the 101-turbine PrairieWinds project and seven-turbine South Dakota Wind Partners project also has left an indelible footprint on the county’s designated haul roads, created dust control problems and caused property damage in the past three months, according to some local residents.
Pete and Judy Licht live along 241st Street one of the main haul roads used for the project by Wanzek Construction, based in Fargo, N.D.
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