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SD Officials Caution of Fire Danger Despite Rain

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say people should realize that wildfires could still break out despite the recent rain. Jim Strain, assistant operations chief for the South Dakota Wildland Fire Division, says South Dakota has received rain and vegetation is beginning to turn green. But he says trees are still ready...
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Sheriff’s Office Recovers Track Pit Cushions Reported Missing in May

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County Sheriff’s Office recovered some track equipment on Friday which has been missing from Fort Pierre since mid-May.  Stanley County Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says two track pit cushions were taken from behind Parkview Gymnasium on May 17.  The large blue mats weigh about two...
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Bike Rider Hurt on Highway 1804 When Struck by Side Mirror of Passing Vehicle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Local emergency responders were called to the report of an accident between a Pierre bicyclist and a vehicle Sunday morning.  Deputy Jeff Hill of the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office says the accident was reported about 9:15 a.m. on Highway 1804-just south of the intersection with Grey Goose Road.  He...
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Wheat Walks to be Held in Central SD on Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday will bring two “Wheat Walks” to central South Dakota.  The events are hosted by the SDSU Extension Service.  The first event will start at 9:30 a.m. and will take place at the SDSU Dakota Lakes Research Farm located 17 miles east of Pierre on Highway 34.  Later, an...
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