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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Under Way in Western SD

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is just getting underway in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, and there already has been one fatality and a lot of arrests. The Highway Patrol says a man from Edmonton, Alberta, died Saturday when his motorcycle drifted off the road and overturned. The...
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Wild Card 2

Wild Card 2 Ticket Sold in Pierre For August 3 Drawing is Worth Nearly $500K

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Wild Card 2 ticket sold at a convenience store in Pierre is worth $499,694. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five numbers and the Wild Card in the Saturday drawing. The winning numbers for the August 3, 2013 Wild Card 2 drawing are 5, 17, 19, 23,...
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Dollar Signs

SD County Going Broke; Wants More Tax Money

MARTIN, S.D. (AP) – A county in southwestern South Dakota is about to go broke. The Argus Leader reports that public safety costs are skyrocketing in Bennett County, and property taxes aren’t enough to keep the 101-year-old county afloat. County Commission Chairman Rolf Kraft says the county is pinning its hopes on a request...
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Mountain Lion

SD Agency Sets Mountain Lion Hunting Season

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota wildlife officials have set the hunting season for mountain lions. The Aberdeen American News reports that the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission voted unanimously open the mountain lion season from Dec. 26 to March 31, 2014. The 2014 season would allow for a statewide harvest limit of...
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