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Applications Being Accepted for Restoration Grants

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Historical Society is accepting applications for grants to fund large-scale restoration or rehabilitation projects of historic properties. The Deadwood Fund grant program will award amounts ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 for projects scheduled to begin Jan. 1. Funding for the program comes from Deadwood’s gaming revenue....
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GFP Commissioners to Set Turkey, Waterfowl Seasons

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission plans to finalize the fall turkey and waterfowl hunting seasons next week.        Commissioners hold their monthly meeting Thursday and Friday in Fort Pierre.        Details of the proposed changes are posted on the agency’s website: http://www.gfp.sd.gov/agency/commission . Comments...
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State Exploring Telehealth Options for Drug Abuse

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Department of Social Services is exploring using telemedicine services to help drug and alcohol abusers in remote parts of the state stay sober and out of prison. State officials say the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded a $100,000 to the department to figure out how to...
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Judge to Issue Decision on Motions in McCahren Case Within the Next Few Weeks

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A two-day motions hearing in the case of Braiden McCahren wrapped up late this morning in a Pierre courtroom.  The 18-year-old pleaded not guilty to charges of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.  He was indicted for the charges after the shooting death at the...
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