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Damaged Road in Western SD Won’t be Closed

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. (AP) – Meade County officials have decided not to close a damaged section of a road connecting U.S. Highway 34 with Interstate 90 in western South Dakota. A portion of the New Underwood Road recently dropped several feet down the slope of a hill. Officials had considered closing it, but Highway...
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Pierre Library Director Says Fines Long Overdue

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The director of the public library in Pierre wants to crack down on people who are late returning items or don’t bring them back at all. Robin Schrupp tells the Capital Journal that when she took over last fall, she discovered that the library had an antiquated computer system, nonfunctioning...
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Survey Finds Support for Atlantic Salmon in Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A survey by South Dakota wildlife officials has found that few anglers object to the addition of Atlantic salmon to Lake Oahe.        South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department is considering adding the fish to the Missouri River reservoir in the Dakotas to boost its salmon fishery. Chinook...
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Mines Students, Others Present Research in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Undergraduate students who have conducted research in metallurgical engineering and other topics this summer are set to present their work at a symposium in Pierre. The more than 100 students who will participate in Friday’s event attend the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and other universities nationwide. The...
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