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South Dakota Spring Wheat Crop Estimate Up 13 Percent

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expecting a South Dakota spring wheat crop that’s 7 percent larger than last year.  The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says the state’s crop is forecast at 54.6 million bushels with an average yield of 43 bushels per acre, down one bushel...
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Historic Cattle Trail Marked in 2 South Dakota Cities

 SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – Posts marking the Great Western Cattle Trail have been put in the ground in the western South Dakota cities of Belle Fourche (foosh) and Spearfish. The markers were dedicated in a ceremony during the Great Western Cattle Trail Association’s recent annual meeting in Spearfish. The 1,800-mile trail was started shortly after...
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South Dakota Ends Another Budget Year with Surplus

 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says South Dakota wrapped up its third straight budget year with a surplus.  The state general fund budget on June 30 had $2.6 million more revenue than legislators predicted in March. And spending was $7.2 million less than expected. The net result was almost $10 million put...
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KGFX Brings Hometown Tour to Eagle Butte

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) KGFX brought another “Hometown Tour” program to the airwaves Wednesday, July 9…this time from Eagle Butte!  KGFX’s Scott Lane talked with a number of guests about events planned for Eagle Butte’s Hometown Days.  Thanks to our host-State Bank of Eagle Butte…and to everyone in Eagle Butte for a...
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