Horse and Rider

Dakota Men Hanged in 1862 to be Honored in Mankato After Two Week Horseback Ride from SD

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – About 150 Native Americans are expected in Mankato to honor the 38 Dakota men who were hanged in 1862. KTOE radio reports a new monument will be dedicated at Reconciliation Park in Mankato in a Wednesday morning ceremony. It’s believed to be the location where the executions took place at...
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Fire Destroys Hunting Bus on Farm Near Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a bus used to transport hunters was destroyed by fire on a farm near Pierre. Pierre Rural Fire Department Chief Jason Roggow says operators at a guide service jump-started the bus Monday and left the engine running unattended. Roggow tells the Pierre Capitol Journal the engine compartment caught...
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Today is Last Day to View Capitol Christmas Display

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Today is the final day for residents to view the decorated Christmas trees in the South Dakota Capitol. The annual Christmas at the Capitol holiday display is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. CST. Representatives of organizations and communities who decorated the more than 90 trees...
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Website, Smartphone App Offer Snowmobile Maps

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A new interactive South Dakota snowmobile trail system map is available for both the Web and smartphones. The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department says the map shows trail conditions and pinpoints businesses, restrooms and parking areas along the trail system. State snowmobile trail coordinator Tony Schmitt says snowmobilers...
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