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Highway 34 Closing East of Howes on Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Transportation reminds motorists that a 2 ½ mile stretch of Highway 34 east of Howes will close to traffic effective Monday, August 11.  The SDDOT says the closure will remain in place for about five weeks.  The highway segment to be closed is located about...
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Use of Taser on 8-Year-Old Girl Prompts Lawsuit

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A woman whose 8-year-old daughter was shot with a Taser is suing the city of Pierre, its now-retired police chief and four unnamed officers. Dawn Stenstrom says in the federal lawsuit that officers used excessive force and violated the child’s civil rights. She’s seeking unspecified money damages. The incident...
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Scammers Reportedly Making Calls to SD Residents

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police says scammers pretending to be members of the organization are reportedly calling residents asking for money. The organization says it is assisting the South Dakota Attorney General’s office in an investigation into possible fundraising companies illegally making calls using the group’s name....
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Game Commission Finalizes Geese, Turkey Seasons

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has finalized its goose, duck and turkey hunting seasons. Commissioners voted at their monthly meeting Thursday to allow hunters to be able to kill 50 light geese a day this season. The previous limit was 20. The commission also voted to...
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