SD Board: Deer Down, Geese Up for Hunting Season

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission has approved new land acquisition and discussed other steps to support habitats and rebuild populations for some of the state’s wild game. The commission granted approval for the state to acquire 165 acres of land, most of which is in northwest Moody...
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SDSU Extension Forester Says SD Should Prepare for Emerald Ash Borer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An insect that is said to be slowly moving its way across the country-killing ash trees-was the topic of discussion at a meeting this week in Pierre. SDSU Extension Forester, Dr. John Ball, spoke about the Emerald Ash Borer on Wednesday. The pest has been responsible for the loss...
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Pierre Woman Sentenced for Making False Statements to a Federal Agency

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was sentenced this week in federal court for Making False Statements to a Federal Agency. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 20-year-old Kelsey Howe was given a sentence of two months in custody, one year of supervised release and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime...
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Man Found Hanging at Jail Passes Away at Sioux Falls Hospital

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office says it received word yesterday that a Fort Pierre man, who was found hanging in his cell at the Hughes County Jail, has died. Sheriff Mike Leidholt says 27-year-old Flint Dahl passed away Thursday morning at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. In a...
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