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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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Deployment Ceremony Held for SDANG’s 152nd CSSB Saturday-Troops Flew Out of Pierre Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) About 400 people gathered Saturday at Riggs High School for a deployment ceremony for the South Dakota National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, based in Pierre.  The hour long ceremony was held in the school gym and featured as speakers-Governor Dennis Daugaard, Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill, Major General...
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Weekend Brought Public Opening for New Paws Animal Shelter

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The past weekend brought the first time that the new animal shelter for Paws Animal Rescue was open to the public.  Paws volunteers broke ground for the new shelter in northeast Pierre near Walmart last fall and the building is mostly complete.  Paws Vice President Lindy Gereats says about...
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Two Vehicle Accident Reported on Highway 1804 in Sully County Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A two vehicle accident Saturday resulted in injuries to the motorists involved.  The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the accident was reported at the intersection of Highway 1804 and 192nd Street in Sully County.  A vehicle driven by a Colorado man, William Pate was southbound on 1804...
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Pierre Man Arrested Friday After Two People Say They Were Threatened with a Knife

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested Friday night on at least four charges for an incident reported at a Pierre home earlier in the day.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were called early Friday morning to a residence in the 100 block of South Taylor Avenue.  Blemaster says...
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Senior Citizens Fishing Day Near Akaska

Mobridge, S.D. (KOLY)- Coming up next Wednesday July 17th is Senior Citizens Fishing Day near Akaska. Both men and woman are welcome and it begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m.  There will also be a Picnic Lunch at the Community Center. If you would like to participate in this fantastic event...
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Wyoming Woman Wins $100K on Scratch Lottery Ticket

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Lottery says a Wyoming woman has claimed a $100,000 scratch ticket prize. Linda Forth of Cheyenne, Wyo., bought her winning Smokin’ Hot Cash ticket at the Pilot Travel Center in Murdo. The odds of winning the $10 game’s $100,000 top prize are 1 in just under 92,000....
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Federal Trial Set for Man Accused of Accepting Kickbacks

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Trial is set to begin for a North Dakota man is accused of accepting kickbacks for housing contracts on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Michael Addington has pleaded not guilty to two counts, including conspiracy to commit fraud, theft and bribery with programs receiving federal funds. Authorities accused Addington of...
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Bill Enticing Law Graduates to Rural Areas

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – As a University of South Dakota law student, Sarah Larson didn’t expect to be practicing in the small town of Gettysburg. But her future husband, Michael. had a desire to move back to his hometown and get into the family business, so the couple settled into a small practice in...
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