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SD Family Recognized for Conservation Efforts

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has recognized a South Dakota family for its conservation efforts. Lyle and Garnet Perman, their son Luke and his wife Naomi are the state’s recipients of the Leopold Conservation Award. The award comes from the national Sand County Foundation and the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association and Grassland...
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Rep. Noem Joining Delegation to Asia-Pacific

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota Republican Rep. Kristi Noem is headed to Asia with several other members of Congress. She’s one of eight Republicans and one Democrat in a group led by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia. The 10-day trip starts Friday. The representatives plan to meet with leaders in Japan, South...
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Horse Virus Cases Showing Up in Upper Midwest

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – State officials in the Upper Midwest are cautioning horse owners about a virus that spreads easily among the animals and can lead to breathing problems, abortions and nervous system disorders. Three cases of equine herpesvirus have been documented this year in North Dakota and seven cases have been confirmed in...
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New Salmon Species Being Considered for Lake Oahe

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Wildlife officials are considering adding Atlantic salmon to Lake Oahe. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks biologist Bob Hanten tells the Capital Journal that Atlantic salmon have a number of advantages over the Chinook salmon currently in the lake. He says the overall goal is to increase the number of...
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