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SD Settlement Reached in MDU Natural Gas Rate Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A proposed settlement would allow Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. to raise rates for natural gas to its customers in the Black Hills area while decreasing charges in eastern South Dakota. The state Public Utilities Commission meets Tuesday to decide whether to accept the settlement reached between its staff and Bismarck, N.D.-based...
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Oral Interp from Mobridge Competes in Pierre

MOBRIDGE, S.D  – (DRG News)  The team from the Mobridge -Pollock High School competed this past Saturday, October 26 in Pierre. Holly Hitland, the coach for the team, provided us with this information: Another Saturday at a Speech Meet has taken place, this time in Pierre at the TG Riggs School.  It was the...
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Congress Eyes Milk Prices, Politics in Farm Talks

WASHINGTON (AP) – The fight over renewing the nation’s farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices. Members of the House and Senate are scheduled to begin long-awaited negotiations on the five-year, roughly $500 billion...
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Two SD Electric Cooperatives Get Funding Help

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two South Dakota electric cooperatives are getting federal loan guarantees to help build distribution and transmission lines and to make other improvements. U.S. Agriculture Department officials say the Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative, based in Timber Lake, is getting a $10 million loan guarantee to build 165 miles of distribution line and 10...
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