South Dakota State Historical Society

USD Students Honored by the SD Historical Society

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Historical Society is honoring five University of South Dakota anthropology students for their volunteer work. The students participated in two archaeological projects by volunteering with Mike Fosha, assistant state archaeologist with the South Dakota State Historical Society and Archaeological Research Center. The historical society chose students...
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SD Hunters Can Register for Depredation Hunts

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota wildlife officials are encouraging residents to sign up to participate in potential winter depredation hunts. Officials with the Game, Fish and Parks Department say these hunts allow individuals to help manage wildlife during winter months. Registration opens Monday for potential deer, antelope and turkey hunts. Residents who register...
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Sports Special for Brokaw Looks at Hunting Season

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A TV special by South Dakota native Tom Brokaw that chronicles the start of pheasant hunting season is now available for online viewing. The one-hour program, called “Opening Day,” debuted in November on the NBC Sports Network. Brokaw examines traditions around the beginning of hunting season and how the state...
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Fire Marshal: Holiday Season Brings Higher Risk of Home Fires

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Each year, Thanksgiving Day kicks off a month-long holiday season and South Dakota’s Fire Marshal is urging state residents to celebrate the season, but to be aware of the added potential for fires.  Paul Merriman says the holiday season creates many opportunities for families to spend time together and...
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