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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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SD Farmers to Plant Less Corn, More Soybeans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers intend to plant a record soybean crop this year.     The Agriculture Department in its March 31 prospective plantings report pegs South Dakota’s soybean crop at 4.8 million acres, up 4 percent from last year. Corn acreage is expected to decline 6 percent to 5.8 million acres.     That mirrors...
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Upper Midwest Blizzard Not Increasing Flood Fears

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A spring blizzard that dumped up to 20 inches of snow in parts of the Upper Midwest isn’t increasing flooding fears. National Weather Service meteorologists say there wasn’t much of a flood threat going into Monday’s storm, and the snow that fell didn’t have a lot of water in it....
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