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Failed Beef Plant Purchased by California Company

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A San Francisco company has finalized purchase of the failed Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen. White Oak Global Advisors bought Northern Beef and its assets on Tuesday. A bankruptcy judge earlier declared that the deal had to be finalized by April 4. Northern Beef filed for bankruptcy because it...
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Corn and Soybean Stocks Up in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Corn and soybean stocks are up in South Dakota.   The Agriculture Department in a report this week says that soybean on-farm and off-farm stocks in the state on March 1 were up 19 percent over the year and corn stocks were up 52 percent.   Wheat stocks were down 25 percent. Oat...
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The King Center Weighs in on SD Honor Song Dispute

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – An organization started by the widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is supporting a years-long effort to include a traditional Lakota honor song in the high school graduation ceremony in Chamberlain. The Daily Republic newspaper reports that The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social...
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Dakotas Winter Wheat Crops in Good Shape

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The winter wheat crops in the Dakotas are in decent shape as spring begins. The Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop and weather reports that 90 percent of North Dakota’s winter wheat crop is rated fair or good. In South Dakota, 82 percent of the crop is in those...
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