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SD Corn, Soybean Estimates Unchanged Over Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s corn and soybean production forecasts are unchanged over the month, and both crops are still expected to be down sharply from a year ago. The Agriculture Department in its November report estimates the South Dakota soybean crop at 130 million bushels, down 14 percent from last year,...
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Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A 20-year-old Parmelee woman has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Kenna Young was driving under the influence of alcohol in Todd County on Feb. 15 when her vehicle left the roadway and crashed, killing one passenger and injuring...
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Don McLean to Appear on SD Float in Famed Parade

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Singer and songwriter Don McLean is to perform on South Dakota’s float in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York later this month. The South Dakota Department of Tourism announced Thursday that McLean will appear on the float and perform his 1971 hit “American Pie” during the Nov....
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Thune Seeks Re-election As Conference Chairman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sen. John Thune has announced his intention to seek re-election to the third-highest ranking Republican position in the U.S. Senate. Thune said Thursday that he intends to be re-elected as the Senate Republican Conference Chairman. He has held the position since January of this year. In a news release,...
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