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Nearly 9,000 Western SD Residents Without Power

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Nearly 9,000 customers still have no power after last weekend’s blizzard downed power lines and damaged equipment in western South Dakota. Black Hills Power says about 4,500 of its customers remain without electricity. The company has restored power to more than 23,000 since the storm. Mike Theis of Black Hills...
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Latest Shutdown Casualty: Prime Hunting Acres

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – When pheasant hunters take to the fields of South Dakota this weekend to renew a treasured rite of autumn, they’ll have less land to do it on thanks to the federal government shutdown. About 150,000 acres in the national wildlife refuge system will be off-limits for the state’s annual...
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Livestock Killed by Blizzard Removed from SD Roads

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials are taking steps to have livestock killed by last weekend’s blizzard removed from state highways. State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven says the state has contracted with a rendering service to clear livestock carcasses from state highways and ditches in western South Dakota. Oedekoven says carcasses along county roads...
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Pierre Police Chief Talks About Friday Tasing Incident of Suicidal Young Girl with Knife

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Police Chief is reacting to an incident late last week in which a young girl threatening suicide with a knife was tased by a police officer.  Police were called to the report on Friday night just before nine o’clock that a juvenile had a knife and was threatening...
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