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Highway 212 Reopened Near Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – South Dakota Department of Transportation officials have reopened Highway 212 east of Gettysburg to the junction of Highway 47.   Crews are still working the fire that started earlier this afternoon to put out hot spots north of Highway 212 and west of Highway 47.    Motorists are advised to drive...
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Heavy Smoke from Grass Fire Closes Highway 212 Near Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (AP) – A 10-mile stretch of Highway 212 in central South Dakota is closed because of a grass fire. The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the fire created a dangerous situation for motorists from the heavy smoke creating zero visibility. The closed part of Highway 212 is about 60 miles northeast...
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Applications Now Being Taken for CAUW’s Youth Booster Fund Grants

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Applications are now being taken for the Spring round of Youth Booster Fund mini-grants through Capital Area United Way.  Christina Oey, Executive Director of the local United Way agency, says organizations in Hughes and Stanley Counties who work with youth or young people are invited to apply for the...
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Some Area Counties Have Enacted Burn Bans

UNDATED – (DRG News) The conditions in many parts of the state remain dry, as the month of April gets underway.   The National Weather Service in Aberdeen indicated last month that precipitation amounts across central and northeast South Dakota were from 1 to 2 inches below normal from October 2014 through February 2015.  The...
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