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Hantavirus Death Confirmed on Pine Ridge

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The president of the Oglala Sioux tribe says a young tribal member recently died from an illness caused by a virus that’s carried by deer mice. Pine Ridge Indian Health Service administrators told tribal President John Yellow Bird Steele that the girl, who was 10 or younger, died from...
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SDSU Extension Winter Wheat Tours Start June 12 in Leola-Include Stop in Faulkton

A series of SDSU Extension Winter Wheat Tours start next week and will highlight various cover crops and varieties. The tours will be held in Leola on June 12 at 9:30 a.m.; later that day in Clark and in Faulkton on June 14-starting at 1:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend. Each plot...
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Justice Department to Monitor Pine Ridge Vote Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Justice Department says it will be monitoring South Dakota’s Tuesday primary election vote in Shannon County, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The agency says it will be checking to make sure federal voting rights laws are being obeyed. They prohibit election discrimination based on race, color or...
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Pump Break: Gasoline Prices Falling in ND, SD

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Gasoline prices are falling in North Dakota and South Dakota, and an analyst says they should continue to decline in the coming weeks. Websites that report gas prices in the Dakotas say South Dakota’s average gasoline price dropped 3.4 cents a gallon in the past week. In North Dakota, the...
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