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Fatal Crash Occurs This Morning South of Herreid

HERREID, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle accident that killed a Mound City man early this morning. According to authorities, 27-year-old Bobby Allan Vargo was southbound on U.S. Highway 83 driving a 2004 Dodge Ram when the vehicle traveled onto the east shoulder, hit an approach...
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ACLU of SD Starts Campaign to Help People Vote

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota has started a campaign to provide people with information about how and when to vote. Robert Doody, executive director of the organization, says the Let Me Vote Campaign will counter discrimination against American Indians and other minority groups. Doody says the campaign...
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SD Troopers to Get Upgrades From Drug Control Fund

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol will receive about $215,000 from the state’s Drug Control Fund to assist in drug-control operations. Attorney General Marty Jackley says the money will be used to buy weapons and other equipment for the patrol. The drug control fund consists of money seized during drug...
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New NASA Photo Satellite to Join 40-Year Mission

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A fleet of picture-snapping NASA satellites that for 40 years has documented forest fires, tsunamis and everyday changes in the Earth’s geography is soon getting a new member. With Landsat 8 set for a February launch, nearly 140 scientists and engineers from more than 25 countries will gather in...
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