SD Panel Considers Quota for Bobcat Harvest

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is deciding whether to impose a limit on the number of bobcats that could be killed in the western part of the state. The panel meets Monday to consider proposed rules for next winter’s bobcat hunting and trapping season. The commission was scheduled...
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Applicants Sought for Native Nation Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Bush Foundation is seeking applications from enrolled members of tribes in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota as part of its Native Nation Rebuilders Program. The program aims to strengthen leadership skills for leaders in 23 tribal nations. The program was launched in 2010. Over the course of...
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Abdallah to Head Law Enforcement Coordination

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota attorney general’s office has hired a former state legislator and retired lawman to help coordinate training efforts between state, local and federal law enforcement agencies in the state. The Argus Leader newspaper reports that 76-year-old Gene Abdallah served in the Legislature 13 years. He also was a...
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Sioux Tribes to Discuss Foster Care, Sacred Sites at Meeting Hosted by Standing Rock

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Enforcement of the Indian Child Welfare Act, protection of sacred sites and the Keystone XL pipeline will be among the topics discussed at a gathering of Sioux tribal leaders in Rapid City. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is hosting the three-day meeting that starts Monday. It’s the third in...
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