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Two SD Men Plead Guilty in Bird-Killing Cases

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Two South Dakota men have recently pleaded guilty in separate cases dealing with the illegal killing of birds. Fifty-one-year-old Jeffery Jessop, of Presho, pleaded guilty to killing at least three federally protected bald and golden eagles and at least 15 hawks on his Lyman County ranch over a period...
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West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquito Pools

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health is reporting the season’s first West Nile virus detections in mosquito pools in Brookings and Hughes counties. In 2012, the first positive mosquito pool was detected July 2 and the first human case was reported July 13. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says it might...
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1 vehicle crash outside of Selby

Mobridge, SD (KOLY). At 6:25 this morning an accident was reported just south of Selby on Highway 83 at mile marker 205. One vehicle left the roadway and entered the west ditch and came in contact with a culvert. There were 5 occupants in the car. The car was driven by Wendy Denning, 42...
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US Senate Approves Minuteman Missile Bill

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Senate has approved legislation to construct a visitor center at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in South Dakota. Senators John Thune and Tim Johnson announced Thursday that the Senate unanimously approved the legislation. The bill calls for transferring approximately 29 acres of National Forest Service land...
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