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Man Faces Murder Charge in SD Reservation Stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A 29-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder following a fatal stabbing Saturday on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota. An FBI affidavit says Jared Slader is accused of stabbing Lester Peneaux with a 3- or 4-inch knife outside the Golden Rule Bar in Eagle Butte...
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Local Citizens Asked to Take Short Online Survey on Outdoor Pool/Waterpark for Pierre/Fort Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An online survey is open for the next few weeks to allow Pierre and Fort Pierre citizens to weigh in on a local group’s discussion regarding an outdoor pool/waterpark for the communities.  An Outdoor Pool Task Force was set up about five years ago to talk about what to...
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USDA Says SD Wheat, Oats and Barley Harvesting Coming to End

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – It was another hot, dry week for South Dakota crops, except in the north-central part of the state, which got some much-needed rain. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says topsoil moisture supplies for the week ending Sunday were 13 percent very short, 42 percent short, 44 percent adequate and...
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SD DOT Urges Removal of Hay From Road Ditches

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is asking farmers and ranchers to follow deadlines for removing processed hay from highway ditches. State regulations require that hay be removed from the highway right of way within 30 days of being processed, but no later than Oct. 1. Department officials say removing...
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