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Plowing on Pleasant Drive April 9, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Crews Continue Working to Clear Main Roads in Pierre and Fort Pierre Areas

UNDATED – (DRG News) With the arrival of snow in the past twelve hours, crews have been working to plow and sand roads in Pierre and Fort Pierre since early this morning.   Fort Pierre Director of Public Works Brad Lawrence says Fort Pierre crews have been working since before daybreak to clear the main...
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Pennsylvania Man Left Wife to Run Away with Girl, 13. Both Found in SD

CLARION, Pa. (AP) – A district attorney says a western Pennsylvania man jailed in South Dakota awaiting charges that he kidnapped a 13-year-old girl, apparently left his wife to run away with the teen. Clarion County District Attorney Mark Aaron says investigators believe 31-year-old Joshua Baker, of Leeper, was “in a relationship” with the...
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Strong Snow Storm Bears Down on South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A strong spring storm has made travel hazardous in much of South Dakota, shutting down schools, delaying some local elections and hampering construction projects. The National Weather Service has issued various storm advisories, watches and warnings for the state. Forecasters say the storm moving across the Rocky Mountains and...
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Cold Weather Affects Farmers in Eastern SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Continued below normal temperatures limited the ability for fieldwork in eastern portions of South Dakota. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that farmers and ranchers had 3.1 days suitable for fieldwork. Activities included caring for livestock and preparing for spring planting. Winter wheat conditions...
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