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SDSU Releasing New Hard Red Winter Wheat Variety

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – South Dakota State University officials say a new hard red winter wheat variety has the potential to be a top performer in drier areas of the state. The variety “Ideal” will be released for large-scale planting next year. Breeder Bill Berzonsky says it might also be an option for some...
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June Gambling Revenue in Deadwood Takes Dip

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) – Gamblers were doing less betting in Deadwood last June. Wagering during the month dropped about 5 percent. That represents $5 million less in betting. Although June was down, Deadwood officials say betting during the first six months of the year is still higher than it was in 2011. The Black...
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Annie’s Project Will Take Place in White River Starting in September

BROOKINGS, S.D. – (DRG News) Starting this fall, all ranch women are being invited to take part in “Annie’s Project”. The six week ranch management course will take place in White River, starting in September. Annie’s Project gives the women who take part in the classes detailed ranch management information and builds networks between...
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Money

Miller Woman Sentenced for Bank Embezzlement and Money Laundering

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Miller woman was sentenced in federal court earlier this month for charges of Bank Embezzlement and Money Laundering. 52-year-old Susan Mareska was sentenced to 36 months in custody on each count to run concurrently; plus five years of supervised release and restitution of just over $464,700. Mareska was...
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