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USDA Releases Prospective Spring Planting for SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Producers in South Dakota intend to plant 250,000 less acres of corn in 2013. That’s according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s prospective planting guidelines that have been released. The intentions are based on a March 1 survey of producers. Corn acres planted in South Dakota for 2013 are...
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USDA to Release First Look at 2013 Crop Estimate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The USDA is releasing its first estimate of the 2013 crop size in its spring planting report. After a year dominated by worst drought since the 1950s, farmers are looking ahead to the next crop. Some analysts are expecting slightly more corn and soybeans to be planted than a...
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Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

Presho Man Wants State Allegations Out of Federal Trial

PRESHO, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man charged in federal court with being a felon and drug user in possession of a firearm wants a judge to forbid prosecutors from mentioning state court allegations of kidnapping and assault. Thirty-six-year-old Clint Brown, of Presho, is accused in state court of being under the influence...
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Easter Basket and Eggs

Elks Mark 60th Year for Annual Easter Egg Hunt Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Sunday brings the Pierre Elks Lodge’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, which will be held on the lawn of the Governor’s Residence.   This year marks the 60th annual egg hunt.  Steve Wegman, who has chaired the event the past 30 years, says the Easter Egg Hunt was started in the...
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