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State’s Annual Free Fishing Weekend Begins Friday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Anglers can fish without a license this coming weekend during South Dakota’s annual Free Fishing Weekend. Fishing regulations and limits remain applicable. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says all state parks and recreation areas also are offering free entrance from Friday through Sunday. Camping fees still apply. A...
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SD Officials Urge Caution in Dealing With Vendors

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials say South Dakotans should use caution when dealing with out-of-state vendors who are selling products or services. The state Revenue Department says many vendors are legitimate, but people should make sure vendors are reputable before doing business with them. The department says before hiring someone to provide repair...
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USDA Says Warmer Temperatures Help South Dakota Farmers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Warmer weather across South Dakota helped farmers make good progress on their crops last week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that producers had on average 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork. Winter wheat conditions were rated 28 percent very poor, 33 percent poor, 34...
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Interstate Kidnapping Suspect Caught in SD Remains Jailed

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A federal magistrate has ordered a western Pennsylvania man to remain in jail until he can stand trial on federal charges that he took a 13-year-old girl across state lines for sex. Thirty-one-year-old Joshua Baker of Leeper was originally charged by state authorities with kidnapping the girl whom he had allegedly...
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