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Livestock Killed by Blizzard Removed from SD Roads

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials are taking steps to have livestock killed by last weekend’s blizzard removed from state highways. State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven says the state has contracted with a rendering service to clear livestock carcasses from state highways and ditches in western South Dakota. Oedekoven says carcasses along county roads...
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Pierre Police Chief Talks About Friday Tasing Incident of Suicidal Young Girl with Knife

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Police Chief is reacting to an incident late last week in which a young girl threatening suicide with a knife was tased by a police officer.  Police were called to the report on Friday night just before nine o’clock that a juvenile had a knife and was threatening...
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Three Livestock Organizations Work with Foundation to Set Up Rancher Relief Fund

UNDATED – (DRG News) Three South Dakota livestock related organizations have set up what is being called the South Dakota Rancher Relief Fund to offer support and relief assistance to producers impacted by the blizzard of October 4-7.  A press release indicates that South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association, South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and South Dakota...
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KGFX to Carry Special Program Monday Offering Info and Advice for Stockmen Impacted by Recent Western SD Snowstorm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Join KGFX Monday afternoon as we bring you a special hour-long program on the recent snowstorm and the impact it has left behind among South Dakota ranchers.  Though final numbers are still being determined, officials say the number of livestock lost in the storm is up into the thousands. ...
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