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South Dakota Department of Transportation's Spider Van 2015

SDDOT Shows Off Spider Van with Appearances at Capitol

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation made its Pavement Condition Monitoring Vehicle-otherwise known as the “Spider Van”-available for public viewing last Thursday and Friday. The van, carries specialized equipment to collect data on the condition of the State Highway System, like pavement smoothness, rutting in the wheel paths and...
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Deadline Approaching for Land Purchase Offers on Pine Ridge

PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION, S.D. (AP) – The deadline is approaching for owners of parcels on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to accept land buyback offers from the federal government. The U.S. Department of Interior says owners of fractional interests have until April 20 to accept the purchase offer. Thousands of offers were sent...
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SDHP: One Killed in Three Vehicle Crash East of Pierre Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Friday night three-vehicle crash killed a Huron woman and resulted in injuries to other motorists.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the accident happened Friday night about 7:10 p.m. at the junction of U.S. Highway 14 and U.S. Highway 83 west of Blunt.  Authorities indicate that 79-year-old Marcella...
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Legislators to Mull Transportation, Tech Schools and Weapons

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lawmakers are expected to debate raising revenue to fund roads and bridges, allowing people to carry concealed weapons without a permit and expanding the kinds of games Deadwood can offer this week in Pierre. The House State Affairs Committee will vote on a proposal Tuesday to raise roughly $50 million...
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