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Name Released in Hughes County Fatal Crash

BLUNT, S.D. – A Harrold, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning east of Blunt. Francis Crain, 74, was driving a 2010 Lincoln MKX westbound on U.S. Highway 14 near mile marker 254. A 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was driving eastbound on U.S. Highway 14 at the...
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Bassmaster Elite Series’ 2018 Slate Features Exciting Mix Of New And Familiar Fisheries Including Pierre SD

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Bassmaster Elite Series has a rich history that always seems to lead it back to venues where special moments  have taken place in the past. It’s also blessed with a sense of discovery — and that leads the organization to sometimes visit lakes that are a little off the beaten...
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Former South Dakota Judge to Run for Congress as a Democrat

CANISTOTA, S.D. (AP) – Former Circuit Court Judge Tim Bjorkman is planning to run for South Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat as a Democrat. Bjorkman will announce his candidacy Thursday in Canistota. Bjorkman’s campaign says in a statement that he plans to run an “issue-focused” race seeking to unite and deliver solutions to problems...
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5 Killed in South Dakota Reservation Crash

RED SHIRT, S.D. (AP) – The FBI says four children and one adult died when the minivan in which they were passengers crashed on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Rapid City Fire Captain Andy Lipp says four others were hurt in the crash, which happened Saturday night near Red Shirt, a...
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Victims of fatal crashes in Kingsbury, Meade counties ID’d

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Highway Patrol has identified the victims of fatal crashes last week in Kingsbury and Meade counties. Authorities say 52-year-old Crystal Morell, of Lake Preston, died Wednesday after she lost control of her car and it rolled in the ditch off a rural road north of the town. The same...
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Enjoy “Little Wings on the Prairie” at Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

PIERRE, S.D. – Oahe Downstream Recreation Area north of Fort Pierre is hosting the Third Annual “Little Wings on the Prairie” Butterfly Festival on Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to Noon. The event will be held at the Oahe Downstream Prairie Butterfly Garden near the park’s Welcome Center.   The festival includes a...
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Krebs: Voter app link to House campaign page an ‘oversight’

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says an icon in the state’s voter information app that directed users to a Facebook page for her congressional campaign was an oversight. The Republican House hopeful says it was fixed Friday morning. Krebs said she doesn’t know how long the app linked...
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Century Club Announces Oldest Living South Dakotan

SIOUX FALLS, SD – (KELO) The South Dakota Health Care Association’s Century Club,  is pleased to announce Virginia Mills as the 2017 Centenarian of the Year! Virginia is 107 years old, and the oldest member of the Century Club. Virginia was born in Sioux Falls in June of 1910. She was raised in Rutland, along with...
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Rawlins Library of Pierre to Host Blues Concert

PIERRE SD – A small piece of Sioux Falls JazzFest is coming to Pierre next week. Joey Leone of Joey Leone’s Chop Shop will perform at Rawlins Municipal Library at 7p.m. on Wednesday, July 12. The free outdoor concert will feature blues music and a commentary on the history of blues music in America....
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2017 S.D. Transportation Hall of Honor Inductees Announced

PIERRE, S.D. – Clyde Jundt from Pierre and Mark Knight from Aberdeen have been chosen for induction into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor for 2017. The purpose of the Transportation Hall of Honor is to recognize those who have made a lasting, valuable or unique contribution to South Dakota’s air, highway or...
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