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Farm Island’s West Boat Ramp Project is Complete

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The west boat ramp at Farm Island Recreation Area is now open again. The polo field boat ramp has been under construction the past few months as the park wanted to expand the existing boat ramp and add a larger parking area for it. The improved boat ramp has...
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2 People Killed in 1-Car Crash Near Martin

MARTIN, S.D. (AP) – Two people have died and two people received life-threatening injuries in a one-vehicle crash near Martin. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 44-year-old Marvin Poorbear of Springfield, S.D., was driving east on U.S. Highway 18 early Monday morning when he lost control of the vehicle and it rolled. Poorbear, who...
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Jackley Unhappy With Plan for Surplus River Water

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is taking issue with a Corps of Engineers plan to charge water users for surplus Missouri River water in the state. Jackley says the water belongs to South Dakota, and that he might take the corps to court to protect the state’s interests. The...
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Weather Service Offices in SD Get Radar Upgrade

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – National Weather Service offices in South Dakota have new radar equipment that will help meteorologists do a better job tracking the weather and informing the public. \Offices in Aberdeen, Rapid City and Sioux Falls got the upgrades. Sioux Falls Meteorologist Philip Schumacher tells the Argus Leader newspaper that the...
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