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Pierre Police to Reduce Urban Deer Herd by 20

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Pierre commissioners have approved a plan to kill 20 deer within city limits this year. That was the recommendation of the city’s Deer Management Task Force. Chairwoman Jeanne Goodman says the group tried to reach a “socially acceptable” number. Twenty deer is the lowest number in the six years the...
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More Upper Midwest Red Cross Volunteers Head East

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – More Red Cross volunteers from the Upper Midwest are heading east to help victims of Superstorm Sandy. Six volunteers from the Fargo and Minot areas are driving emergency response vehicles to the East Coast. Last weekend, five volunteers went to New Jersey to work in emergency shelters. The storm had...
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Crops Progress in SD Despite Rain and Strong Wind

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Despite rain and strong winds last week, farmers and ranchers in South Dakota had five days for fieldwork and brought the harvest season closer to the end. The U.S. Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that 95 percent of winter wheat has been planted, which...
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Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against SD Governor Daugaard

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A circuit court judge has ruled that Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s contract with a national recruiting firm can stand. Judge Mark Barnett dismissed a lawsuit filed against the governor that aimed to invalidate a $5 million contract awarded to Manpower. KELO-TV reports that Careers Unlimited Staffing, Employment Edge and Reagan...
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