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Drought Leads to More Irrigation Permits in SD

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The number of irrigation permits being issued in South Dakota this year is at a level not seen since the mid-1970s. Drought is a common factor. Department of Environment and Natural Resources spokesman Kim Smith tells the Capital Journal newspaper that as of Monday, the agency had issued 113...
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Reports Show No SD Holiday Traffic Fatalities

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials say preliminary reports indicate this year’s Thanksgiving holiday was the first in a decade without a traffic fatality on South Dakota’s highways. The state Public Safety Department reports that 2003 was the last Thanksgiving travel period without a recorded highway fatality in South Dakota. Late reports from...
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Pierre Man Arrested Sunday for Second Degree Rape

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested Sunday morning for rape after police were summoned to a Pierre residence on Park Street.  Pierre Police Captain Dave Panzer says officers were dispatched about 5:07 a.m. Sunday to the report of an assault in the 2000 Block of East Park.  Panzer says...
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Grass Fire Burns Near ORV Course North of Fort Pierre Sunday

  FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire Sunday north of Fort Pierre burned about an acre of grass.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the fire was reported about 1:44 p.m. and burned property on the south edge of the Off Road Vehicle area about five miles north and a mile...
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