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Eisenbeisz Crowned King of Hearts at Annual Dance Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Riggs High School student was crowned as King of Hearts at Sunday night’s formal dance.  Senior Carson Eisenbeisz was one of the ten candidates to be nominated for the honor.  He is the son of Hadly Eisenbeisz and Kristin Brost.  Eisenbeisz was crowned at midnight by Tomlynn Paulsen-Jones,...
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International Crop Expo Set in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Small grains, potatoes and soybeans are a big focus in Grand Forks this week. The International Crop Expo is Wednesday and Thursday at the Alerus Center. Agweek reports that organizers expect about 200 exhibits and about 5,000 people from the Dakotas, Montana and Canada. This year’s show will include...
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USDA to Begin 4-week General CRP Signup May 20

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will open a four-week general signup for the Conservation Reserve Program on May 20. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the announcement Saturday at the National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic in Minneapolis. He says the CRP was vital in later summer’s drought. He says it protected...
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South Dakota Legislature: What to Know This Week

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Senate and House committees on Health and Human Services will hold a joint hearing Wednesday on the possibility of expanding Medicaid to cover more low-income people as part of the national health care overhaul. A group of lawmakers, including leaders from both parties, recommended that the hearing be held...
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