State May Offer Fewer Spring Wild Turkey Licenses

MADISON, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is proposing to reduce the number of wild turkey licenses this coming spring by just over 500 tags. The department is looking to offer residents 105 less one-tag male turkey and 200 less two-tag any turkey licenses for the prairie unit. Licenses...
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State Fire Marshal Suggests Checking Smoke Alarm Batteries When Setting Clocks Back This Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This Sunday brings the end to Daylight Saving Time-and the change also brings safety advice from the State’s Fire Marshal. Clocks are to be set back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman is encouraging South Dakotans to use the time change...
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Varilek Visits Fort Pierre Thursday as Part of Get Out the Vote Tour

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News)With the 2012 election just days away, U.S. Congressional candidate Matt Varilek continues with what he has dubbed a Get Out the Vote tour. Varilek, a Democrat, stopped in Fort Pierre yesterday and made visits in Lower Brule and Chamberlain. His schedule is cleared today-as he prepares for a TV...
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Onida Woman to be One of Many Red Cross Volunteers to Help Recover from Superstorm Sandy

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) An Onida woman who has volunteered with the Red Cross since 1992 is on her way to New York to help with the recovery from Superstorm Sandy. Nancy McKenney, who serves as Manager for Mass Care Sheltering for the Red Cross in South Dakota, is headed to White Plains,...
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