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SD Highway Patrol Plans Sobriety Checkpoints

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says it is targeting 17 counties with sobriety checkpoints in October. The Patrol announced the checkpoints on Monday. The counties scheduled for sobriety checkpoints in October are: Brookings, Brown, Clay, Codington, Davison, Hamlin, Hughes, Lawrence, Lincoln, Meade, Minnehaha, Moody, Roberts, Sanborn, Spink, Tripp and Walworth.
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Hot Lotto Ticket Sold in Kadoka Worth $9,000

KADOKA, S.D. (AP) – A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Kadoka is worth $9,000 in the latest drawing. State lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to win the game’s $3,000 third prize, at odds of 1 in about 139,000. The ticket holder also had...
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Injured Man Found at Oahe Dam’s Emergency Spillway Saturday Morning

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was found injured at Oahe Dam’s Emergency Spillway over the weekend and law enforcers are checking into the circumstances surrounding the incident. Stanley County Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says authorities were called to the Emergency Spillway Saturday morning about 7:00 a.m. where it was reported...
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UBS Holding Highmore Blood Drive–Organizers Hope Donations Exceed Goal

MITCHELL, S.D. – (DRG News) United Blood Services is holding a blood drive in Highmore today.  Abbie Titze, Donor Recruitment Representative for UBS says recent blood drives have not brought in the required inventory, which is making it hard for United Blood Services to meet commitments to regional hospitals.  Due to the increased need,...
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