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SD Parks Start Booking Saturday for Labor Day Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Campsite and cabin reservations for Labor Day weekend in South Dakota parks open Saturday. Reservations must last three nights because it is a holiday weekend. Those arriving on August 27 can make reservations May 29. For August 28 arrivals, reservations open May 30. And for stays that begin the Friday...
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SD Warns Residents About Unclaimed Property Scams

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Treasurer Rich Sattgast is warning residents about unclaimed property scams. Sattgast says people who have been contacted by companies claiming they can assist in returning unclaimed property should contact the treasurer’s office to verify it’s a legitimate business. He says the companies known as asset locators or finders...
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USDA Says Dry, Warm Conditions Aid South Dakota Planting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Dry conditions and above normal temperatures across most areas of South Dakota allowed the spring planting to advance. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn planting is 90 percent complete, ahead of the five-year average of 86 percent. Forty-eight percent of the crop was emerged, equal to average. Soybeans...
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Injured Hoven Firefighter No Longer in Hospital

HOVEN, S.D. (AP) – A firefighter injured while helping battle a weekend blaze at a school in Hoven is no longer in the hospital. A spokeswoman at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital tells the American News that firefighter Allen Frost was treated after being flown there Sunday and released. The nature of his injuries wasn’t...
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