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Thirty new jobs coming to Webster, a side effect of strong ag economy

Webster Area Development Corporation was notified that 30 new positions are being created in the community. Dakota Tube, headquartered in Watertown, is hiring full-time general production labor for both first and second shifts. “Dakota Tube is at record-breaking levels, and the future looks solid straight through 2012 and well into 2013,” said Jack Steinbauer, owner. “These next couple of years ... Read More »

Webster, Redfield among communities losing National Guard armories

by George Thompson Webster community leaders learned last week that the South Dakota Army National Guard will end its 56 year presence at the armory next year. Adjutant General Tim Reisch said Webster is one of six communities that the guard targeted for pull outs. The others are Winner, Platte, Redfield, Miller and Salem. The time line for the Webster ... Read More »

Decision time for farmers: To CRP or not to CRP?

Last glimpse of CRP

The future of South Dakota's pheasant population is at a crossroads. Through April 6, agricultural producers and landowners can enroll eligible land into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) during a general sign-up period, and their decisions will affect pheasant populations in the region. Read More »

Four-day school gets thumbs up from public in Webster


by George Thompson There was no shortage of input last week when the Webster Area School Board reviewed its four-day school week survey results. The board ordered the survey to find out how well students, teachers, parents and businesses have adapted to the new system and what can be done to further improve it before the start of next year. ... Read More »

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