Scales, Gavel and Flag

Both Sides Want Judge to Rule on SD Gay Marriage

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorneys for the state and for a group of same-sex couples challenging South Dakota’s ban on gay marriage have asked a federal judge to bypass a trial and rule on the case. The state attorney general’s office on Tuesday made a motion for summary judgment in the case. The office...
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South Dakota Corn, Sunflower Harvests Wrapping Up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers are wrapping up the corn and sunflower harvests. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the sunflower harvest is 86 percent done, slightly behind the average pace. The corn harvest is 96 percent complete, ahead of the average. Pasture and range conditions in...
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Bad Weather Could Impact Holiday Travel in Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Bad weather could snarl Thanksgiving travel plans for residents of the Dakotas. The National Weather Service says parts of the two states could get up to 4 inches of snow from a clipper system sweeping in from the west. The agency posted a winter weather advisory for most of North...
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Mountain Lion

2015 Mountain Lion Season Applications Available

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Applications are available for the 2015 South Dakota mountain lion hunting season. The state’s Game, Fish and Parks Department says there’s no deadline to submit an application for the season. However, hunters who want an access permit to Custer State Park must submit their application by Dec. 10. The season...
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