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Contract Awarded to Start Dredging Work at LaFramboise Ramp to Get Ramp Reopened

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A contract was awarded late last week to do dredging work at the LaFramboise Boat Ramp-along the causeway that connects Pierre to the nearby LaFramboise Island.  Al Nedved, Assistant Director for the Game, Fish and Parks Department’s Division of Parks and Recreation says funding through its Capital Development Budget...
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Wakpala Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murder in 2008 Death

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Wakpala man accused in a September 2008 beating death has pleaded not guilty in federal court to second-degree murder and assault. Twenty-five-year-old Stoney End of Horn is accused of beating Pauline Brave Crow in rural Wakpala, causing a head injury that killed her. Court documents do not indicate the...
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Planes Search for Hunters Possibly Lost by Storm

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Pilots with the South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol are searching for hunters who might be lost in the Black Hills after the weekend snowstorm. The Department of Game, Fish and Parks says it had two calls earlier but they turned out to be people operating snow...
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Group: SD Has 2nd-Lowest Drug Overdose Death Rate

WASHINGTON (AP) – A public health group says South Dakota has the second-lowest rate of drug overdose deaths in the nation. According to the report by the Trust for America’s Health, 6.3 of every 100,000 people in the state died from a drug overdose in 2010. The document says prescription drug related deaths now...
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