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Inmate Serving Time from Hughes Co. Missing, Placed on Escape Status

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – An inmate missing from a minimum-security prison in Yankton has been placed on escape status. Corrections officials say 28-year-old Jonathan Archambeau failed to return from his work-release job on Sunday night. Archambeau is serving a four-year sentence for grand theft in Hughes County.
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Gov’t Study: Climate Change Could Reduce Sage Grouse Habitat

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Government scientists say a warming climate could significantly reduce the amount of greater sage grouse habitat in portions of Wyoming, a key stronghold for the troubled bird species. The chicken-sized grouse already has seen dramatic declines in recent decades due to disease, oil drilling, grazing and other factors. U.S....
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Service Members Want to Refer Veterans Bill to the Voters

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Some military service members in South Dakota are still fuming over a bill passed this year by the state Legislature that allows more members of the military to be considered a veteran and eligible for certain benefits under state law. A group of about two dozen military members gathered at...
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Display in Pierre Shows History of Baseball in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An exhibit about the state’s baseball tradition is on display for a year at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. “Play Ball! The National Pastime in South Dakota” is housed in the Hogen Gallery of the museum through April 2016. It traces the history of baseball in South Dakota from...
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