Winter Wheat Forecast for SD Changes Little

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The government’s estimate of winter wheat production in South Dakota has changed little over the month. The Agriculture Department now pegs the state’s crop at just below 56 million bushels, down 2 percent from May and down 16 percent from last year. Nationwide, the winter wheat crop is expected...
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Johnson Leads Banking Hearing on JPMorgan Losses

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sen. Tim Johnson is questioning why the largest U.S. bank failed to have more risk controls in place, leading to more than $2 billion lost on risky trades. Johnson is the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. He opened a congressional hearing Wednesday in which lawmakers questioned JPMorgan Chase...
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Guard Receives Thanks at Card Presentation Tuesday at SD National Guard Museum

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Adjutant General for the South Dakota National Guard received an anniversary card yesterday that honors the 150 years of service by the guard to the state and nation. The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre had an open house on Saturday and several people signed the...
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Ian Paul, PFD Bear and Becki Potrzeba on June 12, 2012

State Farm Agent Donates Mascot Costume to PFD

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local insurance company has played a role in adding a new member to the Pierre Fire Department. State Farm Insurance Potrzeba Agency donated a State Farm bear costume to the PFD on Tuesday. State Farm’s Becki Potrzeba says she wanted to assist the department and believed that offering...
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