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2014 SD Mountain Lion Season Off to a Slow Start

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The 2014 mountain lion hunting season in South Dakota is off to a slow start. Only four lions have been killed during the season that began the day after Christmas. In the 2013 season, four lions were killed on the first day. State Game, Fish and Parks regional supervisor...
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Dakotas Brace for Blizzard Conditions, Bitter Cold

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Blowing snow is making roads in the eastern Dakotas slick and leading to crashes during the morning commute. And forecasters say the weather is going to get worse. The National Weather Service has posted a blizzard warning for much of North Dakota and part of eastern South Dakota, and winter...
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SD AG: Benda Daughter Won’t Allow Opening of File

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley has reiterated that South Dakota law prevents reporters from reviewing investigative records into the death of a former state economic development director. Richard Benda was found dead Oct. 22 in a grove near Lake Andes with a fatal shotgun wound. His death was ruled a suicide....
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CP Selling DM&E West End to Genesse & Wyoming

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Canadian Pacific says it’s selling the west end of its Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern railroad line to Genesee & Wyoming Inc. for about $210 million. The deal includes 660 miles of rail between Tracy, Minn., and Rapid City, north of Rapid City to Colony, Wyo., and south of Rapid...
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