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SD Farmers Urged to Check for Japanese Beetles

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — An entomologist says South Dakota farmers need to check their corn and soybean fields this year for Japanese beetles. South Dakota State University Extension entomologist Kelley J. Tilmon says Japanese beetles are up to a half-inch long with metallic green and copper colors. She says the introduced pest was first...
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Wintry Weather Persists in Parts of the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Spring is officially a little more than a week away, but wintry weather persists in parts of the Dakotas. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Tuesday for an area from northwest North Dakota to northeast South Dakota. Strong winds blew snow around, causing problems for motorists. North...
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DRG’s Exterior Gets Updated Look

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) If you’ve been by the Pierre offices of the Dakota Radio Group recently, you may have noticed our building looked a little bare. We were without exterior signage for a few months, while our awnings were upgraded. They were weathered and torn and needed updating. The new awnings are now up,...
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Pierre’s Extension Center to Host Last Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Class for 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The SDSU Extension Service will hold a private pesticide applicator certification class tomorrow in Pierre.  This class will take place Tuesday afternoon and will be held at the SDSU Pierre Regional Extension Center.  Those who want to purchase “restricted use pesticides” or who use pesticides in the production of...
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