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NWS: No Major Flooding Expected from Melting SD Snow

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – No major flooding is expected from melting snow as western South Dakota emerges from an early fall storm that blanketed the region with up to 4 feet or more of snow. National Weather Service hydrologist Melissa Smith in Rapid City says the area was dry before last weekend’s storm, so...
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Last Suspect in Reservation Drug Ring Sentenced

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The last of eight people charged in a violent drug ring on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas has been sentenced to federal prison. The American News reports 22-year-old Andrew Kills Crow was sentenced to 51 months, or a little more than four years behind bars on counts...
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Pouring Milk

Third Public Hearing on Proposed SD Raw Milk Rules

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota agriculture officials are holding a third public hearing Wednesday on proposed rules covering the production, testing and labeling of raw milk offered for sale. State agriculture officials say the regulations are necessary to ensure safety. Raw milk producers and customers say they’d impose too many restrictions. A...
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2012 Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup

Custer Buffalo Roundup Matches Past Turnout of 14K

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state of South Dakota says more than 14,000 people took part in the buffalo roundup at Custer State Park, matching crowd records from the previous five years. Though attendance was steady for the 48th annual roundup on Sept. 27, fewer people attended the arts festival held the following weekend....
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