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Officials to Keep Conserving Missouri River Water

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The recent rains along the upper Missouri River won’t change the plan to conserve water in the river’s reservoirs but they will help improve navigation. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday the river basin is still recovering from last year’s drought. In June, the rain that fell north...
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Panel Shortens Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Season

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has shortened next winter’s bobcat hunting and trapping season in the western part of the state by two weeks in an effort to protect the population. Because of uncertainty about how many bobcats live in South Dakota, the commission last month had...
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SD Panel Cuts Number of Antelope Hunting Licenses

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota commission has substantially cut the number of antelope hunting licenses that will be issued this year as part of an effort to help the population rebound. The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has decided to allow only 3,630 antelope to be shot in a season that will...
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SD Will Have No Sage Grouse Hunting Season

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota will have no sage grouse hunting season this year. The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has decided that no season will be held this fall because the bird’s population has fallen in recent years in South Dakota and other states. In South Dakota, sage grouse are found mainly...
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