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Hoven FFA’s Rausch Talks About National FFA Convention

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – (DRG News) More than 300 South Dakota FFA members are spending the next few days in Indianapolis, Indiana for the 2012 National FFA Convention and Expo. The convention features several different sessions, various keynote speakers, a rodeo; plus there are various tours and workshops, and awards are presented. In addition, an...
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Drought Conditions Ease Slightly in the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Drought conditions have eased slightly in the Dakotas over the past week. The situation remains dire in South Dakota, however, with just under 57 percent of the state in the two worst categories of drought, extreme and exceptional. Last week, slightly more than 57 percent of the state was...
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Weather Service Scraps ‘Extreme Cold’ Warnings

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service is scrapping the use of “extreme cold” watches and warnings in the Upper Midwest in favor of the more familiar wind chill advisories and warnings. The weather service experimented with the “extreme cold” advisories in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota to emphasize that dangerous cold...
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SD Ballot Issues Seen as Referendum on Governor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – When South Dakota voters decide the fate of top ballot issues on Nov. 6, they will pass judgment on some of Republican Governor Dennis Daugaard’s key initiatives in his first two years in office. The ballot issues address cuts Daugaard and the Republican-dominated Legislature made to state spending for education...
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