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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

South Dakota Infant Mortality Rate Drops In 2013

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
In 2013 South Dakota saw a drop in the number of babies dying before their first birthdays. New data released by the Department of Health today shows 80 infant deaths in 2013 for a rate of 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births, significant decrease from 2012.

Fire Prevention Week Focuses on Smoke Alarms

Monday, September 29, 2014
South Dakota Fire Marshal Paul Merriman is observing Fire Prevention Week with a cooperative program to provide smoke alarms for homes with high-risk populations in the state.

Governor's Column: Dairy In South Dakota

Monday, September 29, 2014
As a boy, one of my chores was to get up at 5:30 a.m. each morning to milk our Holstein cows.