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Extension Service Says Aphids Showing Up On Wheat

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The warm fall weather is likely to blame for aphids that have been reported on winter wheat in central and southern South Dakota. Counties where the bug has been spotted include Hand, Hanson, Davidson and Aurora. SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist Ruth Beck says the aphids carry a virus that...
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Pierre Chamber’s Senate Candidate Forum to be Held Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a candidate forum this evening.  The forum will include District 24 Senator Jeff Monroe–a Republican–and Democratic challenger Ruth Rehn.  Pierre Chamber Director Laura Schoen Carbonneau says the forum will begin at 6:00 p.m. this evening.  Plans had called for an information...
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NWS on Winter Weather Preparedness Day and 3-Month Winter Weather Outlook

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The forecast for the next few days continues to call for mild weather; however wintry weather is inevitable as November approaches.  The National Weather Service, South Dakota Office of Emergency Management and other organizations are reminding South Dakotans to be prepared for the season change as part of Winter...
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Capitol Awards Ceremony Held for Those Contributing to Employment of Disabled SD Residents

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard recognized individuals and employers for their contributions to the employment of South Dakotans with disabilities during an awards ceremony at the Capitol Monday. Individuals from Watertown and Vermillion, a Watertown business and an Aberdeen organization were some of those honored yesterday. Also, Steve Stewart of Fort...
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