USDA Says SD Leads in Production of 3 Commodities in 2013

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers and ranchers led the nation in the production of three commodities in 2013, up from just one the year before. The Agriculture Department says South Dakota producers once again led the U.S. in bison inventory. Oats production jumped from seventh to first, and South Dakota supplanted...
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DOT Official Talks About Traffic Pattern Changes for Garfield Project

PIERRE, S.D. - (DRG News) Traffic patterns on the northern portion of Pierre’s Truck Route changed earlier this week as a section of the road-also known as Garfield Avenue-is being reconstructed.  Motorists on the roadway between the intersection of Fourth Street/Airport Road and Highway 14 are now using a temporary gravel diversion road which runs...
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Nominations Being Taken for SD’s Premier Woman’s Award

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) The Spirit of Dakota Award Society is now accepting nominations for their 28th Anniversary award presentation and celebration.  The 2014 Spirit of Dakota Award winner will be chosen by a statewide selection commission and the recipient will be announced at a banquet to be held in Huron October 4. ...
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AG Holder: Pledges to Tribes Being Kept

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The nation’s top law enforcement official says the Obama administration is fulfilling federal promises to American Indian tribes. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was the keynote speaker Thursday at a tribal conference on the campus of United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. Holder says the Justice Department and the Obama...
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