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Golden Wheat in June

Wheat Quality Tour Under Way in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – More than 70 people are touring North Dakota wheat fields this week to gauge the quality of this year’s crop. The annual tour is coordinated by the South Dakota-based Wheat Quality Council to provide the wheat industry with an early look at quality before the crop is even harvested. Executive...
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Parents Reading to Child

Dakotas, Iowa, Nebraska Fare Well in Child Study

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A new report says children in four Great Plains states are more likely to have parents with jobs and manageable living costs. The Annie E. Casey Foundation publishes a national study called Kids Count that measures child well-being. This year’s study ranks North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota in...
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Appeals Court Upholds SD Abortion Suicide Advisory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld a portion of a 2005 South Dakota law that requires a doctor to tell a woman seeking an abortion that she faces an increased risk of suicide. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds the portion of the law 7-4 in a ruling...
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Burglar Breaking Into Door

Pierre Woman Arrested on Allegations of Burglary of Pierre Business

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was arrested yesterday after Pierre Police investigated a burglary that was reported at the Hide Out Casino in northeast Pierre. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the burglary occurred during the early morning hours on Monday. Entry was gained to the business by forcing a side...
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