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Former SD Tourism Head Was Hunting When he Died

LAKE ANDES, S.D. (AP) – The brother-in-law of former South Dakota Tourism Secretary Richard Benda says Benda was hunting when he died. Benda was found dead of a gunshot wound Tuesday in a grove of trees near Lake Andes, in southeastern South Dakota. Authorities are investigating his death. Brother-in-law Jim Johanneson was the one...
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Sunflower Field

Damage to Dakotas Sunflower Crop Being Determined

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The sunflower industry is working to determine the amount of damage to this year’s crop in the nation’s two top-producing states. An early October blizzard flattened all or part of many sunflower fields in North Dakota and South Dakota. National Sunflower Association Executive Director John Sandbakken tells Agweek that...
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Mobridge-Pollock Tigers

Mobridge-Pollock High School Oral Interp Competes

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) – Here is what Holly Hitland provided to us: On October 19, 2013, the Mobridge-Pollock High School competed at Northern State University against 17 other Class A and B schools. Top schools were Aberdeen Central, Milbank, Britton-Hecla and then Mobridge for Class A. Rosholt and Clark took top honors...
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Pheasant

Governor Daugaard Says About 30 Business Prospects to be Part of This Weekend’s Invitational Pheasant Hunt

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Governor’s Invitational Pheasant Hunt is coming to central South Dakota tomorrow and Saturday.  The annual event is held to boost economic development.  Governor Dennis Daugaard says more than two dozen business leaders have been invited to the state to take part in the two day gathering-along with various...
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