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Pierre School Board Decides on New School Location

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Pierre School Board has voted to pursue the purchase of 10.4 acres of land for a new elementary school in the northeast part of the city. The Capital Journal reports that the area is zoned multi-family residential, so no rezoning is necessary to build the school. Superintendent Kelly Glodt...
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Court Justice to Lead Dakota Days Parade

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lori Wilbur is scheduled to serve as marshal of the 99th Dakota Days Parade on Saturday. Wilbur, appointed to the state’s highest court, graduated from USD with a bachelor’s degree in 1974 and earned her law degree from the USD School of Law in 1977....
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Nearly Three Feet of Snow Falling South and SW of Lead

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The early October blizzard in western South Dakota is dumping snow by the foot on parts of the scenic Black Hills. National Weather Service meteorologist Eric Helgeson says the system dumped 33 inches of wet, heavy snow five miles south-southwest of Lead by Friday afternoon, “and it’s still coming...
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SD Panel Cuts Mountain Lion Limit from Last Season

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks commission has set a mountain lion hunting season for this winter that sets limits lower than those used in last winter’s season. KOTA-TV reports that the commission set a limit of 75 mountain lions or 50 females. The season would end early if...
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