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USDA Says SD Saw Some Temperature Relief

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Temperatures eased slightly this past week in South Dakota, but hot and dry conditions were still prevalent across much of the state. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that nearly the entire state is listed in the moderate drought category. Still, there...
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SD Official: Drought Worsening, Likely to Persist

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State climatologist Dennis Todey (TAH’-dee) says drought conditions are intensifying in South Dakota, with predictions indicating the drought will persist or intensify over the next three months. Todey spoke Monday to the South Dakota Drought Task Force, a group of state and federal officials working to help farmers, ranchers and...
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Revitalizing the Lakota Language Through Dance

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – A Rosebud Sioux tribal project that seeks to revitalize the Lakota language isn’t focusing on words – it’s centered on song and dance. The tribe’s Child Care Service’s Song and Dance Project aims to teach families how to make dancing regalia so their kids can take part in the annual...
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FPFD Puts Out Friday Grass Fire Which Was Started by Lightning

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Fire Department and other crews worked on Friday to put out a grass fire on Highway 1806 near the Buffalo Interpretive Center. Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the fire was reported about 8:50 p.m. Friday night and was started by lightning. He says...
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