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SDHP Says Warrant Issued for Man Involved in Crash That Killed Two-Including a Pierre Man

PICKSTOWN, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says alcohol was involved in a fatal crash near Pickstown that killed two researchers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Charles Mix County prosecutor Thomas Deadrick said Monday than an arrest warrant was issued for Ronald Ray Fischer Jr. on two counts of vehicular...
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Tribal Health Summit Next Month in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Tribal leaders and public health care professionals will gather in Aberdeen next month for the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Summit. This is the third year for the event. It will be held Aug. 6-7 in Aberdeen. The focus of the summit will be maternal and child health. Discussions about...
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USDA Says Rainy, Warm Weather Continues to Boost SD Crops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Scattered rain and above-normal temperatures continued to boost crop development in South Dakota over the past week. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork on average. Topsoil moisture supplies are rated 4 percent very short, 21 percent...
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SD Lottery Officials Warn of Mega Millions Scam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Lottery officials are warning players not to be taken in by a scam that promises them winnings from a second-chance Mega Millions drawing. The Lottery has been notified by more than a dozen lotto or scratch-ticket winners who have received telephone calls from someone claiming to be from...
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