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SD Officials Ask Hunters to Help Prevent Fires

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials are asking people who will participate in this fall’s hunting season to be diligent in preventing and detecting fires. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department officials say grass and woody plants will become more combustible as they freeze and dry. Officials say some parts of western...
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SD Salmon Station Open for Egg Collection

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (AP) – The Whitlock Bay Salmon Spawning Station near Gettysburg has opened for the season, but officials say gathering enough adult salmon for egg collection could be challenging due to the long-term effects of the 2011 flood. Robert Hanten is a fisheries biologist with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department....
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Board on Geographic Names Seeks Input on Proposed Name for Creek in Campbell County

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Board on Geographic Names is asking for public input on what to name a creek in Campbell County.  The unnamed creek is located north of Pollock.  So far, there has been one name proposed for the creek-Searl Creek.  The board would like to see the public weigh...
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PPD Says Two Vehicle Collision Leaves One Injured Tuesday Afternoon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) At least one person was injured in a two vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon.  Pierre Police Department Captain Elton Blemaster says the accident was reported about 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Sioux and Poplar Avenues.  He says a 1995 Jeep Cherokee driven by a Pierre woman was westbound in...
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