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November Winter Wheat Price Down Slightly

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Agriculture Department says that the preliminary winter wheat price is down slightly in South Dakota. The South Dakota office of the National Agriculture Statistics Service says preliminary prices received by farmers for winter wheat in November averaged $6.45 per bushel, down 28 cents from last month. The...
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Death Certificate Available in Benda Death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The death certificate for former state economic development director Richard Benda says he shot himself by pushing the trigger with a stick. The Argus Leader obtained the document Wednesday. The certificate says Benda secured the shotgun against a tree and used a stick to press the trigger and shoot...
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Colorado Man Wanted for Parole Violations Arrested in Pierre Yesterday

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) A Colorado man wanted for parole violations was arrested in Pierre yesterday by law enforcement after officials received a tip that he was traveling to the area.   Colorado authorities informed local law agencies that 36-year-old Jonathan Woodstock of Fort Collins, Colorado might be on the way to South Dakota.  He...
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State Capitol Complex Christmas Light Recycling Program to Benefit Foster Children’s Fund

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two South Dakota departments have joined together to raise money for the Pierre Area Foster Children’s Fund-which is administered by the Department of Social Services. Now through the end of January, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is collecting old or non-working strands of Christmas lights for recycling....
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