Lake Oahe on Map

Unique Project Shedding More Light on Oahe Walleye

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Wildlife officials are learning more about the walleye in Lake Oahe through a unique tagging program that was launched last year. South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department and North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department are cooperating on a project to tag about 40,000 walleye over four years. It started...
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SD Bill Would Bar Mentally Ill from Having Guns

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Senate Committee is considering a bill intended to prevent people with mental illnesses from obtaining guns. The measure would allow people who are involuntarily committed as mentally ill and deemed a threat to others to be added to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Licensed firearms...
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Students Present Research at State Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Thirteen undergraduate students from South Dakota colleges and universities will bring their research work to the state Capitol on Thursday and present their projects to residents and state lawmakers. The 2014 Student Research Poster Session runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the rotunda. Board of Regents executive director...
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SD Bill Would Penalize Hosts of Underage Drinking

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota House committee has endorsed a bill that would penalize people who knowingly allow underage drinking on property they control. State law already makes it illegal to provide alcohol to anyone younger than 21. But Sen. Larry Lucas of Mission says a loophole in the law provides no...
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