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Interior of Pierre Residence Badly Damaged in Friday Fire

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire in a Pierre trailer home left extensive smoke and heat damage inside the structure Friday.  The Pierre Fire Department was toned out to the report that smoke was coming from the structure at 139 Skyline Drive around 6:00 pm Friday.  Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says officers with...
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Archery Turkey Season Now Open; Firearms Next Weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s archery turkey season has begun. KELO-TV reports that the spring turkey season officially kicked off Saturday morning. The firearm turkey hunting for the prairie, Black Hills and Custer State Park seasons will open all April 11. All turkey hunting runs through May 17. Hunters can still get...
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Vice Chairman Says He’s in Charge of Lower Brule Tribe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The vice chairman of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe says he has assumed control of tribal government. Kevin Wright on Friday cited what he said was the tribe’s constitution and bylaws in taking over leadership because Chairman Michael Jandreau was hospitalized. Later in the day, after Jandreau died at...
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Wanted: Sponsors for Weather Stations to Cover South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An effort to blanket South Dakota with real-time weather stations has secured 24 of the 75 units needed to improve statewide weather forecasts, school closures, farming decisions and other uses. South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension are behind the plan to expand the Mesonet, a network of automated...
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