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American Island Days Coming to Chamberlain/Oacoma Next Month

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. – (DRG News) The third weekend in August will bring what organizers hope will become an annual event for the Chamberlain/Oacoma area-“American Island Days”.  During a three day period, organizers have planned several activities, ranging from a car show to pontoon races, raft races, a triathalon and more.  Donna Buche, who is...
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Three SD Tribes Seek State Help for Voting Stations

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Three American Indian tribes in South Dakota and a voting-rights group are asking state election officials for help in setting up satellite voter-registration and absentee-voting offices for tribal members who live far from county courthouses. The Rapid City Journal reports that the tribes are asking the state to use...
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Late Spring Could Be Bad News for SD Goose Hunters

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A late spring could lead to some frustrated goose hunters in South Dakota next month. The state is holding a special hunt for the fourth straight year to reduce the resident population of Canada geese, which damage crops. But there might be fewer birds than expected to shoot at this...
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SD Ag Department Helps Identify Development Sites

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Agriculture Department has started a program to help counties identify the best locations for agricultural development projects. The department will work with local governments and development officials on a site analysis program that will look at information on local zoning ordinances, permitting requirements and the availability of...
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