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SD Department of Health Says Intestinal Illness That Has Sickened 576 Now in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An intestinal illness that has sickened more than 500 people in other states has been reported in South Dakota. The state Department of Health says it’s not clear whether all the cases are from the same outbreak of cyclosporiasis, including the one in Meade County. Nationally, health officials are investigating...
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Chamberlain/Oacoma Preparing for Fun Weekend with American Island Days

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. – (DRG News) This weekend brings a full schedule of events for Chamberlain/Oacoma’s first annual summer festival known as American Island Days.  Activities start this evening with bed races and music from Dustin Evans and the Good Times Band-which will perform at the American Creek Campground.  Tomorrow, there will be a triathlon,...
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Plaintiffs Object to Bond in Horse Slaughter Case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Animal welfare groups suing to stop a return to domestic horse slaughter on Friday posted a nearly $500,000 bond to keep a temporary ban in effect. But the groups are fighting the court order that requires them to cover potential losses by the slaughterhouses should the organizations ultimately lose their...
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Skydive by SD Governor Postponed Due to Conditions

MADISON, S.D. (AP) – Low clouds derailed plans by South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard to jump out of an airplane. Daugaard planned to skydive Thursday night to fulfill a pledge to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, but the pilot decided conditions weren’t safe enough. It would have been the first jump...
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