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NWS Says Parts of the Dakotas in for Some Stormy Weather

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Parts of the Dakotas are in for some stormy weather after a balmy weekend. The National Weather Service says light snow and strong winds gusting to 40 mph could create hazardous travel conditions in central and southeastern North Dakota. In South Dakota, winds will be strong in the western and...
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Corn

Corn and Soy Stocks Up in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Stocks of corn and soybeans are up in South Dakota. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn stocks on Dec. 1 totaled 644 million bushels, up 66 percent from the same date in 2012. Of that total, 410 million bushels are stored on farms, a 71 percent jump, and...
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SD Legislature to Debate Common Core Standards

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers expect to spend a lot of time during the upcoming legislative session debating the Common Core standards that establish what students should know in math and English at each grade level. Rep. Jim Bolin, of Canton, says he believes the standards adopted by 45 states are a...
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Mountain Lion

2014 SD Mountain Lion Season Off to a Slow Start

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Hunters in the South Dakota’s Black Hills are reporting a slow start to the season. The Rapid City Journal reports that as of Friday, 10 mountain lions had been killed, which is about half as many compared to a typical season. Hunters say lack of fresh snow in the...
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