News Minute: Here is the latest South Dakota news from The Associated Press - KOTA Territory News

News Minute: Here is the latest South Dakota news from The Associated Press

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Sioux Falls man is accused of kidnapping and assaulting his girlfriend. Authorities say David Randle Jr. hit his girlfriend several times, dragged her about a block and attempted to strangle her. Randle allegedly dragged the victim further to Covell Lake. Police say the woman suffered bruising and cuts but refused medical attention.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has received more than $59,000 in federal funds for health and safety training of miners. The U.S. Department of Labor says the school's grant is part of the more than $8.3 million the agency is allocating this year to provide federally mandated training to miners. States first received funding to provide this kind of training in 1971.

HURON, S.D. (AP) - Organizers of the South Dakota State Fair say tickets are still available for all grandstand acts. They also say any grandstand tickets bought by Wednesday will include free gate admission. Tickets can be purchased online, at the ticket office at the SD State Fair grandstand or by phone.

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - It's open season for anglers on Lake Yankton. Wildlife officials are looking to eradicate the entire fish population in the lake because of an abundance of rough fish. South Dakota anglers may take up to three times the daily and possession limits of game fish with no regards to length limits starting today.

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