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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game October 5, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 11-12-17-39-40, Powerball: 5 Estimated jackpot: $86 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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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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Court Justice to Lead Dakota Days Parade

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lori Wilbur is scheduled to serve as marshal of the 99th Dakota Days Parade on Saturday. Wilbur, appointed to the state’s highest court, graduated from USD with a bachelor’s degree in 1974 and earned her law degree from the USD School of Law in 1977....
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Nearly Three Feet of Snow Falling South and SW of Lead

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The early October blizzard in western South Dakota is dumping snow by the foot on parts of the scenic Black Hills. National Weather Service meteorologist Eric Helgeson says the system dumped 33 inches of wet, heavy snow five miles south-southwest of Lead by Friday afternoon, “and it’s still coming...
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SD Panel Cuts Mountain Lion Limit from Last Season

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks commission has set a mountain lion hunting season for this winter that sets limits lower than those used in last winter’s season. KOTA-TV reports that the commission set a limit of 75 mountain lions or 50 females. The season would end early if...
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Changes Made to Schedule, But Tomorrow’s ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Still On

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Organizers say that tomorrow’s fundraising “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk” will still go on despite what could be some challenging weather.  Charlene Lund with the American Cancer Society says that some changes will be made to the schedule for tomorrow to make participants more comfortable should weather conditions...
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Local Filmmaker to Premiere Dust of War at State 1-2-3 Starting Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A long time Pierre resident will show his newest film to local residents tonight called “Dust of War”.   Director Andrew Kightlinger will premiere the movie this evening at the State 1-2-3 Theater and it will be shown through Thursday.  It was featured last weekend at the South Dakota Film...
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