Wintry Weather Blankets SD; Some Schools Affected

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Many schools in western South Dakota are shut down or starting classes late because of wintry weather. National Weather Service reports show that several inches of snow have fallen in the Black Hills. A winter storm warning is posted for the region into Tuesday evening, with a few more...
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Great Lakes to Stop Service to 2 ND Airports

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Great Lakes Airlines will suspend service to two more North Dakota locations by the end of the month. The Wyoming-based company says it is suspending service to the Dickinson and Williston airports. It pulled out of Devils Lake and Jamestown at the end of January. Great Lakes has said it...
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Grasslands Offers Use of Grouse Viewing Blinds

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Fort Pierre National Grasslands is making three grouse viewing blinds available from early April until the end of May. The blinds, which require reservations, have small square viewing windows for observing and photographing birds as they dance and boom on their displaying grounds, also known as leks. Each structure...
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Veterinarian: Virus Affecting Pigs in 25 SD Farms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A virus that state health officials say kills one in 10 piglets has been detected on 25 farms in South Dakota. State Veterinarian Dusty Oedekoven says the farms have been affected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, or PED. The virus does not affect humans. KELO-AM reports the virus has...
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