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SD Diabetes Rate More Than Doubles Since 1995

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D (AP) – A new study has found that South Dakota’s diabetes rate has more than doubled since 1995. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that the rate in South Dakota jumped 121.4 percent by 2010. Some 6.6 percent of South Dakotans say they have diabetes, just slightly...
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Economic Index Jumps for Midwest, Western States

  OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – An index of economic conditions in 10 Midwest and Western states has jumped for a third straight month, but the looming “fiscal cliff” and other factors have shaken confidence in the region’s economy for the coming months. The overall Rural Mainstreet index released Thursday rose to 57.5 in November...
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Buffalo Roundup 2012

Pregnant Heifers, Breeding Bulls for Sale in SD Buffalo Auction

  CUSTER, S.D. (AP) – Bison buyers are set to descend on western South Dakota’s Custer State Park. The park’s annual buffalo auction is Saturday and features a sales list that includes 43 2-year-old pregnant heifers, and another three that aren’t pregnant. Sixty-two bull calves also are for sale. They’re among the 256 bison...
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Fort Pierre Accident November 15, 2012

Man Arrested After Accident Which Causes Power Outage in Portion of Fort Pierre

  FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was arrested this afternoon after an accident occurred along a busy Fort Pierre roadway-which in turn-resulted in a power outage that impacted the majority of Fort Pierre electrical customers.  Chief Deputy Greg Swanson of the Stanley County Sheriff’s Office says the accident was reported about 12:15...
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