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Construction Starting on Martin IHS Clinic

MARTIN, S.D. (AP) – Construction is starting on an Indian Health Service clinic at Martin. Groundbreaking was scheduled for Thursday afternoon. The Rapid City Journal reports the LaCreek District Clinic will provide daily outpatient care, a pharmacy, laboratory, gynecology and obstetrics clinic, diabetes clinic and a children’s mental health clinic. It will serve members...
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SD Gaming Commission OKs New Rules, Games

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota gambling oversight commission has accepted several new rules and changes to existing mandates, including policies to allow two new games in casinos: War Blackjack and Dead Man’s Hand. Staff and three of five members of the state’s Commission on Gaming met Wednesday and held a public hearing...
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Major Snowmelt Flows Into Missouri River System

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – More water than normal flowed into the Missouri River system last month because of the amount of snow melting, but officials say the reservoirs can handle it. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the increased runoff was expected. May’s runoff was about 130 percent of normal. The corps...
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Crop Dusting Airplane Crashes at Winner Airport

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The pilot of a crop dusting airplane survived a crash at Winner. Airport manager Don Bice tells KSFY-TV the pilot lost control of the plane Tuesday evening as he was trying to take off. The pilot’s name wasn’t released. He was taken to the Winner Regional Healthcare Center with injuries...
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