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Storm Postpones Local Elections Across SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says the storm hitting South Dakota has prompted the postponement of numerous local elections around the state. Gant says more than two dozen cities and school districts have alerted his office that they are delaying their elections one week. The storm crossing South...
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Missouri River Level Stays Low Because of Drought

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The amount of water released into the lower Missouri River this spring will remain at minimal levels because of ongoing dry conditions in the region. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it plans to release just enough water to support a minimal channel for barge traffic on the river...
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Crews Continue Working to Clear Main Roads in Pierre and Fort Pierre Areas

UNDATED – (DRG News) With the arrival of snow in the past twelve hours, crews have been working to plow and sand roads in Pierre and Fort Pierre since early this morning.   Fort Pierre Director of Public Works Brad Lawrence says Fort Pierre crews have been working since before daybreak to clear the main...
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Pennsylvania Man Left Wife to Run Away with Girl, 13. Both Found in SD

CLARION, Pa. (AP) – A district attorney says a western Pennsylvania man jailed in South Dakota awaiting charges that he kidnapped a 13-year-old girl, apparently left his wife to run away with the teen. Clarion County District Attorney Mark Aaron says investigators believe 31-year-old Joshua Baker, of Leeper, was “in a relationship” with the...
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