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Early Snowstorm Kills Scores of Western SD Cattle

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The director of an agricultural organization says more than 5 percent of the cattle in western South Dakota might have been killed from the wind and snow of a weekend storm. South Dakota Stockgrowers Association Director Silvia Christen says she has talked with ranchers who have lost 20 percent to...
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Aerial Search on for Hunters Lost in SD Snowstorm

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Pilots with the South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol are searching for hunters who might be stranded in the Black Hills after the weekend snowstorm. The Department of Game, Fish and Parks asked for the search after getting numerous reports of stranded hunters. The agency could not...
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AP IMPACT: Tribes Mishandle Funds, Go Unpunished

ETHETE, Wyo. (AP) – Internal audits show that American Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. But federal authorities do little about it because of a lack of oversight, resources or political will. An Associated Press review of summaries of audits shows that serious concerns were consistently raised regarding...
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Rapid City Airport Reopens After Weekend Storm

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Rapid City’s airport has reopened, after being shut down by a weekend snowstorm that dumped nearly 2 feet of snow on the city. The airport reopened at 8 a.m. Monday, after crews removed snow, restored electricity and repaired damage from the storm. Officials say there is more cleanup to...
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