USDA Says Wet, Cool Weather Helps Soil Moisture

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Wet, cool conditions across South Dakota this past week left just 3.7 days suitable for fieldwork, but the rain helped soil moisture. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says topsoil moisture supplies are rated 5 percent short, 85 percent adequate and 10 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies are rated 9...
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Audit: 114 Vets Wait Longer Than 90 Days in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Veterans Affairs Department says 114 patients in South Dakota are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them. A nationwide audit found that an additional 569 people who enrolled in South Dakota’s VA health care facilities in Sioux...
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Cattle at 2013 Oahe Farm and Ranch Show

Oahe Farm and Ranch Show Coming to Central SD Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The last week of this month brings two full days of activities, exhibitors, and presentations at the 2014 Oahe Farm and Ranch Show. The event takes place at Oahe Speedway-about 14 miles north of Pierre and will be June 25 and 26. It is being operated locally-by Morris Inc....
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Motorcycle Crash Occurs Saturday in Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A motorcyclist from Mitchell and his passenger were transported to the hospital Saturday following a crash that occurred in the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area. Greg Swanson, Chief Deputy for the Stanley County Sheriff’s Office says emergency responders were told about the crash about 8:15 p.m. Saturday evening. Swanson says a motorcyclist...
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