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Cowboy Poetry Week Highlighted in SD by Governor, Dakota Western Heritage Festival Organizers and Others

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed this week as Cowboy Poetry Week in South Dakota.  The state designation is part of National Cowboy Poetry Week.  In the proclamation issued by the Governor’s office, Daugaard cites the preservation of cowboy poetry as an important historical documentation of the heritage of South...
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USDA Says Stormy Weather in SD Limits Spring Fieldwork

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Snow, freezing rain and cold weather has limited spring fieldwork in South Dakota over the past week. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the planting of crops is on hold. The report also says the spring storms have caused problems for ranchers in...
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Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Herseth Sandlin Might Decide Soon on US Senate Run

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin says she expects to decide soon whether to run for the South Dakota U.S. Senate seat now held by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson. The former Democratic congresswoman tells the Argus Leader newspaper that she’s seriously considering a run, and is being encouraged by both...
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Forecast: Dakotas in Store for Weekend Warm-up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – After a cold and snowy early spring, residents of the Dakotas are looking forward to a weekend warm-up. The National Weather Service says high temperatures are expected to reach into the 50s and 60s in North Dakota and into the 60s and 70s in South Dakota. That will be...
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