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Court Justice to Lead Dakota Days Parade

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lori Wilbur is scheduled to serve as marshal of the 99th Dakota Days Parade on Saturday. Wilbur, appointed to the state’s highest court, graduated from USD with a bachelor’s degree in 1974 and earned her law degree from the USD School of Law in 1977....
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Nearly Three Feet of Snow Falling South and SW of Lead

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The early October blizzard in western South Dakota is dumping snow by the foot on parts of the scenic Black Hills. National Weather Service meteorologist Eric Helgeson says the system dumped 33 inches of wet, heavy snow five miles south-southwest of Lead by Friday afternoon, “and it’s still coming...
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SD Panel Cuts Mountain Lion Limit from Last Season

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks commission has set a mountain lion hunting season for this winter that sets limits lower than those used in last winter’s season. KOTA-TV reports that the commission set a limit of 75 mountain lions or 50 females. The season would end early if...
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Changes Made to Schedule, But Tomorrow’s ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Still On

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Organizers say that tomorrow’s fundraising “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk” will still go on despite what could be some challenging weather.  Charlene Lund with the American Cancer Society says that some changes will be made to the schedule for tomorrow to make participants more comfortable should weather conditions...
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Local Filmmaker to Premiere Dust of War at State 1-2-3 Starting Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A long time Pierre resident will show his newest film to local residents tonight called “Dust of War”.   Director Andrew Kightlinger will premiere the movie this evening at the State 1-2-3 Theater and it will be shown through Thursday.  It was featured last weekend at the South Dakota Film...
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Construction to Start Soon on New Senior Living Community in Pierre-Groundbreaking Held Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A groundbreaking was held on Wednesday for the Edgewood Senior Living Community, which will be located in northeast Pierre.  Two companies, Edgewood Group LLC and ICON, are partnering to build the senior community, which will include 48 assisted living apartments and 20 memory care apartments.   It will be located...
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Windy, Wet and Snowy to be The Main Weather Words in the Forecast Into Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The forecast for parts of central South Dakota calls for a Wind Advisory through tomorrow and a Winter Storm Watch from tonight through early tomorrow afternoon.  Megan Mulford of WeatherEye says winds will be brisk again today and there’s a possibility of about six inches of snow in central...
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Another Segment of I-90 Closed Due to Weather Conditions

PIERRE, S.D. – (Department of Public Safety) South Dakota officials are closing Interstate 90 between Exit 110 at Wall and Exit 30 at Sturgis, effective immediately. With this closure, I-90 is closed from Wall to the Wyoming border. That segment of the interstate will remain closed until storm conditions improve and crews are able...
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State Representative Jim Bolin Ends School Lands Candidacy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State Rep. Jim Bolin has ended his campaign to be South Dakota’s next commissioner of school and public lands. The Argus Leader reports that Bolin is ending his campaign to instead focus on his opposition to the Common Core standards for K-12 education. The South Dakota Board of Education...
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Early Snowstorm Closes Part of I-90 in Western SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials have closed Interstate 90 from Sturgis to the Wyoming border because of the early autumn blizzard hitting the western part of the state. Officials say that section of the interstate will remain closed until storm conditions improve and crews are able to clear the roadway. The state...
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