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SD Officials Urge Caution in Dealing With Vendors

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials say South Dakotans should use caution when dealing with out-of-state vendors who are selling products or services. The state Revenue Department says many vendors are legitimate, but people should make sure vendors are reputable before doing business with them. The department says before hiring someone to provide repair...
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USDA Says Warmer Temperatures Help South Dakota Farmers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Warmer weather across South Dakota helped farmers make good progress on their crops last week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that producers had on average 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork. Winter wheat conditions were rated 28 percent very poor, 33 percent poor, 34...
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Interstate Kidnapping Suspect Caught in SD Remains Jailed

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A federal magistrate has ordered a western Pennsylvania man to remain in jail until he can stand trial on federal charges that he took a 13-year-old girl across state lines for sex. Thirty-one-year-old Joshua Baker of Leeper was originally charged by state authorities with kidnapping the girl whom he had allegedly...
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Man Wanted for Crimes in Washington State Arrested in Pierre Over the Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man wanted for crimes in the state of Washington and for failing to register as a sex offender in Minnesota was taken into custody in Pierre over the weekend.  Paul Keyes, Supervisory Deputy for the U.S. Marshal’s Service in Pierre, says authorities were alerted that 24-year-old Marcus Jones...
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