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October 2012 Drier and Cooler Than Normal

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The Aberdeen office of the National Weather Service says the month of October was drier and cooler than normal across central and northeast parts of the state. Average monthly temperatures varied from a half degree to two degrees below normal across the area covered by the National Weather Service...
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Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI Helping Look Into Incident at Pierre Bank This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with state and local Pierre law enforcement agencies as they look into an incident that occurred at a Pierre bank this morning. Law officers were called to BankWest at 107 South Highland Avenue about 11:10 a.m. this morning. No weapons were involved-according...
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SDSU Scientists Studying West Nile Warning System

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota State University professor is testing a new early warning system for the West Nile virus. Michael Wimberly is a senior scientist at SDSU’s Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence. Wimberly has analyzed satellite imaging data from 2000 to the present to study climatic variability and West Nile...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

Parents Encouraged by AG’s Office to Register Kids in SDCHIP

REDFIELD, S.D. (AP) — State officials were in Redfield Saturday to encourage parents to register their kids in a comprehensive child identification program. SDCHIP generates packages of various identifying items of children for parents or guardians. The information includes dental impressions, a DNA cheek swab, a digital still photo, fingerprints and a video image...
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