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South Dakota Workers ‘Hi-Rail’ for Safety

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – Record crop yields and the North Dakota oil boom have led to a resurgence of rail transit in South Dakota, and it’s Lynn Kennison’s job to make sure the tracks are safe. He’s a transportation specialist at the state Department of Transportation and inspects the rail lines using a road-rail,...
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Gettysburg Man Hurt in One Vehicle Crash

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) A Gettysburg man was hurt in a one vehicle crash that occurred on the south side of Gettysburg.  Potter County Sheriff Curt Hamburger says the accident was reported about 9:50 a.m. this morning, but apparently happened sometime earlier.  The motorist was southbound on a dead end gravel road about...
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Colter Richard Arbach (Photo Courtesy of SD Attorney Generals Office)

Official: SD Man Kills 4, Including Self, Wounds 1

SISSETON, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a 22-year-old man apparently shot and killed three people and wounded a fourth at a home on a South Dakota Indiana reservation before he killed himself. The state attorney general’s office said in a news release that the attack happened early Saturday at a home in the town...
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Transportation Group Taking Ditch Mowing Comments

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Transportation Commission is accepting written comments from the public on the existing mowing regulations for ditches adjacent to state highways. The commission earlier this week hosted a hearing to receive public input. The meeting was in response to a recommendation from the governor’s work group on pheasant...
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