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Condition of South Dakota Winter Wheat Crop Deteriorates

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The condition of South Dakota’s winter wheat crop has deteriorated over the past month. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop report that only 49 percent of the crop is in good condition, and none is in excellent condition. That compares with 58 percent in those two categories...
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‘Dangerous’ Storm Overtaking Parts of the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Stormy weather is greeting commuters in much of South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota, and delaying the start of classes in some schools. The National Weather Service has posted numerous watches, warnings and advisories for much of central and eastern South Dakota, and southeastern North Dakota. Mid-central and northeastern...
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Man to Plead Guilty in Abuse Case That Led to Baby’s Death

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A man accused of failing to seek medical attention for his 20-month-old son who was repeatedly abused and died as a result of the physical mistreatment inflicted by his mother is scheduled to change his plea. Francis Swan is expected to plead guilty to a felony child abuse charge Tuesday...
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Menards Official States Pierre Store to Open This Summer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A spokesman for the new Menards Store, under construction in northeast Pierre, says the store is on schedule to be open this summer.  Jeff Abbott of Menard, Inc. in Eau Claire, Wisconsin said last week in a statement that the exterior of the store is being finished and construction...
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