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SDDOT: Winter Storm May Create Difficult Driving Conditions in the Black Hills

(From South Dakota Department of Transportation) PIERRE, S.D. – State Transportation and Public Safety officials are cautioning travelers that additional snowfall amounts of 10 or more inches are expected in the northern Black Hills through mid-morning on Tuesday. Along with the heavy snow, sustained winds of 30-plus mph and gusts to 50 mph will create areas...
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Pierre PD Investigating Reports of Stolen TVs at Two Pierre Homes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is checking into at least two cases in which televisions were taken from two different residences last week.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says police were told Friday afternoon that burglaries occurred at residences in the 900 and 1000 blocks of East Marina Avenue.  In...
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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Northern Black Hills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Winter weather is expected to descend on western South Dakota in the next couple of days. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the northern Black Hills of South Dakota and a winter weather advisory for the rest of western South Dakota and other portions...
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State: Local Options Needed for Juvenile Offenders

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s juvenile offenders can end up in the state’s care because there isn’t adequate access to community-based services, especially in rural areas. A state panel that reviewed the state’s juvenile corrections system said in a report this month that expensive state care becomes an option when local services, ranging...
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