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Bridge Closure on Highway 63 Near Midland to Go Into Effect Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 63 across the Bad River Bridge in Midland tonight.  The closure will go into effect at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will continue through 9:00 a.m. Saturday.  The contractor will be doing the first of two bridge deck pours and...
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Missing Dog Involved in Accident Returned to Owner

KENNEBEC, S.D. – (DRG News) A dog that ran away from the scene of an accident along I-90 has been found.  Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger says the Sheltie, known as “Opie” was captured late Thursday afternoon.  The dog was riding with his owner and the woman’s grandchild in an SUV Wednesday evening when...
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House Explosion in Winner Injures Family of 5

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The state fire marshal is investigating a house explosion that injured a family of five in the southern South Dakota city of Winner. Fire Chief Darin Nelson says firefighters were called to the scene shortly before 6:30 a.m. Friday. Nelson says the family members were taken to a hospital. Their...
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SD Governor Supports Tribes’ Foster Care Money Efforts

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius saying he supports tribal efforts in South Dakota to run their own child welfare and foster care services. Daugaard says he understands the tribes might ask Sebelius for federal dollars to be sent directly...
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