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Onida Red Cross Volunteer Deployed to Montana to Support Wildfire Relief Efforts

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) An Onida Red Cross volunteer was deployed to Montana, as the national organization has hundreds of volunteers helping with disaster relief efforts in the western United States-where wildfires threaten numerous locations in at least two states.  Nancy McKenny was to leave yesterday for Browning, Montana as wildfires continue...
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Dakota Lakes Research Farm Marks 25th Anniversary

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This year notes a special anniversary for Dakota Lakes Research Farm east of Pierre.  In September, the farm will mark 25 years since Governor George Mickelson visited to present a check to officially begin the operation.   DLRF Manager Dwayne Beck says the farm was started by a group of...
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Injunction Against Federal Water Rule May Expand

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing arguments over the scope of his injunction blocking a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo last week issued a temporary injunction requested by North Dakota, South Dakota and...
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SDSU Extension, Others to Host Grassland Fire Workshops

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State University Extension wants to teach landowners in South Dakota ways to properly plan for and conduct a prescribed fire. SDSU Extension has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and some conservancy groups to host four workshops in September meant to show landowners how to plan...
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