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Sage Grouse Hunt in Doubt as Decline Continues

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Montana is joining North Dakota and South Dakota as states that plan to curtail sage grouse hunting in response to a continued decline in the game bird’s population. Montana wildlife commissioners on Thursday gave tentative approval to a proposal to cancel or scale back a two-month hunting season slated to...
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Fort Pierre Council Approves Mowing & Trimming Plan from Civic Pride Committee

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre City Council acted Monday on a recommendation to begin mowing and trimming the U.S. Highway 83 and Highway 14 right of way through the city.  The Fort Pierre Civic Pride Committee brought the suggestion to the council and it was approved earlier this week.  The...
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DOH Says Pertussis Cases Increasing in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Health officials say the number of pertussis cases in South Dakota is on the rise. The Department of Health says that while the state saw 67 cases last year, 29 have been reported in the first five months of 2014. Pertussis is also known as whooping cough. It’s a highly...
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SD Supreme Court Frees Lodge From Tax Burden

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court has freed a hunting lodge near Agar from taxes imposed after a Department of Revenue audit. The high court decision states that food, beverages and ammunition purchased by the Paul Nelson Farm for resale to customers did not qualify for tax and interest. The disputed...
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