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GF&P Error Thrills, Then Disappoints South Dakota Hunters

  RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department mistakenly notified about 2,000 hunters that they had drawn one of two once-in-a-lifetime hunting permits for bighorn sheep in the Black Hills.  But within an hour, the excited hunters learned that it was a big mistake.  The glitch happened when...
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Report Outlines South Dakota Indian Country Prosecutions

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says the number of prosecutors on South Dakota’s two largest Indian reservations is up while the number of cases that have been declined for prosecution is down.  Johnson says that over the past four years, prosecutions are up 131 percent on the Rosebud Indian...
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Battleship Memorial gets Facelift before Reunion

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man is leading an effort to spruce up the USS South Dakota battleship memorial in time for a reunion of Navy veterans at the end of June.  Robert Ruf is recruiting several businesses to help him sandblast, power wash and repaint the concrete and steel...
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Plea Deadline Moved in South Dakota Shooting Case

  MARTY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say the deadline for a plea agreement has been extended for a man accused of fatally shooting his uncle and wounding another relative on South Dakota’s Yankton Indian Reservation. Twenty-four-year-old Dancing Bull Fischer has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, assault with intent to commit murder and discharging...
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