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Car Accident Killed SD Girls Missing Since 1971

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit. State and local officials held a news conference Tuesday afternoon in Elk Point confirming that evidence inside a 1960 Studebaker found last fall...
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New State Fair 4-H Hall in Huron Gets $1M Gift

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Huron native has given the state fairgrounds a quarter of the amount needed to build a new 4-H exhibit hall. The South Dakota State Fair Foundation on Tuesday announced that Earl Nordby has donated $1 million toward the $4 million project. The proposed 47,000-square-foot hall will feature multiple...
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SDDC Offering Free Admission for Military Kids and Vets for Purple Up! for Military Kids Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This month is Month of the Military Child in South Dakota and today is Purple Up! for Military Kids Day. The intent of both designations is to honor kids whose parents serve in the many different branches of the military. A variety of events are scheduled throughout the month...
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Spring Wheat, Barley Seeding Behind Average in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Planting of spring wheat and barley is lagging behind the average pace in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that 6 percent of the state’s spring wheat crop is in the ground, compared to 22 percent on average. Only 1 percent of...
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