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Daschle: McGovern Gave Democrats Hope

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle says he and hundreds of other Democratic party candidates can thank George McGovern for giving them the courage to run. Daschle spoke about the former U.S. senator and three-time presidential candidate during McGovern’s funeral service on Friday in Sioux Falls. McGovern died Sunday at...
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Gary Hart to Speak at George McGovern’s Funeral

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart, who had served as manager for ex-U.S. Sen. George McGovern’s failed 1972 presidential campaign, will speak at his friend’s funeral. McGovern family spokesman Steve Hildebrand tells The Associated Press that while Hart isn’t on the official program, he will speak at the Friday event...
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Birdseed Company Setting Up Shop in Northern SD

ROSCOE, S.D. (AP) – A Seattle-based birdseed company plans to invest several million dollars in a business in the northeastern South Dakota town of Roscoe. The American News reports that Global Harvest is refurbishing an old grain elevator to use as a storage and production site for black oil sunflower seeds. CEO Dave Whitley...
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Promise Residents Reminded of November 2 Meeting on Community Funds

PROMISE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the community of Promise are being reminded that there will be a meeting at the St. Mary’s Church in Promise next week. The community meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 2 and will start at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time. The topic for discussion will be Community Funds....
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