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Slow Construction Zone

Drivers Told to Not Drive on Highway 34 Work Zone

  HOWES, SD – South Dakota transportation officials are warning motorists about driving around barricades on closed highway sections.  Officials say motorists have been moving barricades and driving through a construction zone on Highway 34 east of Howes. A semitrailer got stuck in the mud over the weekend after heavy rain moved through the...
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Well Known Golfer Killed in Accident

AGAR, S.D. (AP)  – The CEO of Sutton Bay Resort in central South Dakota died after rolling his 2014 Polaris Ranger late Sunday night.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 55-year-old Mark Amundson was driving his Utility Task Vehicle on Sutton Bay Trail when he drifted off the road, overcorrected and then rolled the...
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Judicial System

Reporter Sues over Benda Death Reports

      SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota journalist is suing Attorney General Marty Jackley for more information about the death of former state economic development director Richard Benda.  Bob Mercer was unsuccessful in getting records earlier through an administrative law process. The Argus Leader reports that he’s now taken the matter to...
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Bob Sutton

Sutton Named New CEO, President at Pierre Hospital

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre hospital has a new leader.   Bob Sutton has been named CEO and regional president of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital. He replaces Paul Ebmeier, who has moved on to become vice president of strategy for Avera Medical Group.  Sutton is a 23-year resident of Pierre who joined Avera...
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