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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A new report from Georgetown University says the majority of good jobs in South Dakota belong to employees who don't have bachelor's degrees. The university's Center on Education and Workforce found 55 percent of good jobs are held by people without a college degree.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota lawmakers will attend sexual harassment training this week and could consider bills on ballot questions and free speech on campus. Legislators return Tuesday to the Capitol. Lawmakers and their staff will have ethics, professionalism and sexual harassment training on Wednesday.
MOUND CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Pollock woman has been sentenced to serve two months behind bars for her role in a conspiracy to burn down a Herreid business. Authorities say 21-year-old Cheyenne Wolski conspired with three others to burn down the Herreid Roadhouse Bar and Grill in 2015 for insurance money. Wolski earlier pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to commit arson. She was recently sentenced to one year in prison with 10 months suspended and fined $104.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Two Sioux Falls men will serve lengthy federal prison sentences for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in the city. Twenty-five-year-old Cody Baade recently was sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison, and 29-year-old Corey Roelfsema was ordered to spend 20 years behind bars. U.S. Attorney Ronald Parsons Jr. says Baade pleaded guilty last September, and Roelfsema was convicted at trial in October
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