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SD Lawmakers Look at Teen Driving Safety Measures

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel is looking at a proposal that would prohibit beginning drivers from using cellphones while behind the wheel. The proposal is part of a package of bills recommended by a task force that was created a year ago by the Legislature. The Senate Transportation Committee is...
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South Dakota’s Cattle Inventory Up 5 Percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s cattle inventory heading into 2013 is up 5 percent from the previous year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service says the state had 3.85 million head of cattle and calves on hand on Jan. 1. That’s a 4 percent increase from two years ago....
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SD Lottery Warns of Powerball Scam

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota Lottery officials are urging players that a scam is circulating that promises them cash prizes-if the player offers personal information.  The South Dakota Lottery says it was notified that one player had received an e-mail from someone who claimed to be with the “Powerball Company” who advised...
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3rd Annual Winter Fishing Weekend Takes Place Tomorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow brings the 3rd annual Winter Fishing Weekend to Pierre/Fort Pierre.  Thousands of dollars in cash and prizes will be awarded.  Participants can fish from boat, shore or through the ice and fishing awards will be handed out in four fish categories including walleye, pike, bass and panfish.  Todd...
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