SD Mountain Lion and Bobcat Seasons Unchanged

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The upcoming South Dakota mountain lion hunting and bobcat hunting and trapping seasons will operate the same as they did last year. Game, Fish and Parks commissioners left both seasons unchanged. The Black Hills mountain lion hunting season begins Dec. 26 and ends March 31, with a harvest limit...
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Board of Regents to Adopt Budget Request

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet in the coming week in Pierre for three days for its August meeting where the regents will adopt their budget request for the 2016 fiscal year. The regents will begin their annual planning session at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the RedRossa Italian...
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Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Assault

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced to seven years in prison on an assault charge. Rigoberto Ortiz, of Mission, pleaded guilty in May to assault with a dangerous weapon. He was also charged with first degree burglary, use of firearm during a crime of violence, and possession with...
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US Attorneys Holding Human Trafficking Conference

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The top federal prosecutors in the Dakotas say that not enough people in the two states are getting the message about the threat of human trafficking and related crimes. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon from North Dakota are sponsoring a three-day conference next...
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