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Grass Fire East of Emergency Spillway Burns About 150 Acres Saturday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Firefighters from two local departments worked to put out a grass fire Saturday afternoon in the vicinity of the Emergency Spillway.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says a grass fire was reported about 3:30 p.m. Saturday near Billy Goat Jump-east of the Spillway.  Cronin says the fire...
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SD Man Who Set Tribal Building on Fire Sentenced

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A central South Dakota man has been sentenced to prison for setting a tribal building on fire. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 38-year-old Thomas Loudner has been ordered to spend two months in prison and one year on supervised release. Loudner pleaded guilty to malicious mischief before being sentenced....
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SDGFP: Hunters Hit Fields Across SD for Pheasant Opener

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Hunters began hitting fields across South Dakota for this year’s pheasant opener. Saturday was the first day of the season. The Game, Fish and Parks Department reports that hunters in most areas of central South Dakota averaged 1.5 birds each. While hunters averaged up to 2.5 birds each in Hughes, Sully, Potter...
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Ticket Sales for New Lottery Game Began Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Ticket sales for a new lottery game based on the board Monopoly started Sunday. Tickets for the Monopoly Millionaires’ Club are $5 each. Participants will need to match five numbers and a Monopoly property. South Dakota legislative committee last month approved the multi-state lotto draw game, which offers multiple million-dollars prizes,...
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