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USDA Updates Corn, Spring Wheat Seeding Progress in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Seeding of corn and spring wheat has progressed in South Dakota thanks to a week of favorable weather. The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that about six days were suitable for field work. The spring wheat crop is now 42 percent planted, ahead...
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4 Dead as Plane Crashes at South Dakota Wind Farm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A small airplane heading back to South Dakota after a Texas cattle sale crashed into a wind farm in foggy weather, killing the pilot and three passengers. Steve Stengel, a spokesman for Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources says the wreckage was found at the 27-turbine South Dakota Wind Energy Center....
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Traffic Signal Removal to Take Place on Highway 14 in Miller

MILLER, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be taking out the traffic signals at one Miller intersection next week, if weather permits. The traffic signals at the intersection of Highway 14 and 5th Street will be removed during the week of May 5-9. The DOT says the elementary school...
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Harrold Fire Department Called to Put Out Fire Saturday

HARROLD, S.D. – (DRG News) The Harrold Fire Department and two other agencies spent Saturday afternoon working to put out a fire that started as a controlled burn. Harrold Fire Chief Treg Cowan says the fire occured northwest of Harrold and was reported about 1:00 p.m. Saturday. He says the controlled burn spread into...
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