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LWCF Funds to be Given for Outdoor Recreation Projects

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A total of $358,310 in Land and Water Conservation Fund money has been awarded to several communities in South Dakota.  The federal assistance program offers up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreational projects.  Governor Dennis Daugaard says in a press release that LWCF grants were provided to...
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SD Winter Wheat Crop Emerging Slowly

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s winter wheat crop is about 43 percent emerged, but behind last year’s pace and the five-year average. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that winter wheat is rated at 21 percent very poor, 32 percent poor, 44 percent fair...
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SD Holds Symposium for Beginning Farmers, Ranchers

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Agriculture Department and South Dakota State University are holding a symposium on challenges faced by beginning farmers and ranchers. State Agriculture Secretary Walt Bones says the average age of a South Dakota farmer is 57. He says that’s due to the continually rising costs of land, equipment...
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School Board Gives First Reading to GMMS eReader Policy

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board gave first reading yesterday to a new e-reader policy for Georgia Morse Middle School.  Principal Troy Wiebe told the board Monday that there have been only a few requests in recent years by students to use the e-Reader devices like Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes and...
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