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Officials Urge People to Stay off Western SD Roads

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials are urging people to stay off western South Dakota roads that have become impassable after an early autumn snowstorm. The storm dumped at least three and half feet of snow in the Black Hills city of Lead, 21 inches in Rapid City and 10 inches or more on the...
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SD Asking Snowmobilers for Help in Storm Search

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota emergency agencies are asking snowmobile operators in the Rapid City area to help find motorists stranded by an autumn storm. The National Weather Service says the storm dumped at least three and a half feet of wet, heavy snow in the Black Hills. Lead in the northern...
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SD Attorney General Warns of Cell Phone Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says cell phone users should beware of a scam using automated calls that imply people’s debit cards have been compromised. Jackley says the automated phone message prompts the cell phone user to press a number to unlock the card. Once the number is pressed,...
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Pierre School Board Decides on New School Location

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Pierre School Board has voted to pursue the purchase of 10.4 acres of land for a new elementary school in the northeast part of the city. The Capital Journal reports that the area is zoned multi-family residential, so no rezoning is necessary to build the school. Superintendent Kelly Glodt...
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