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Pukwana Woman Named SD Beef Council President

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pukwana beef producer was elected president of the South Dakota Beef Industry Council during its annual meeting held over the weekend in Brookings.   Karla Pazour now leads the organization that administers the beef checkoff on cattle sold in the state.  Pazour replaces Ed Blair, who completed two one-year...
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ND Oil Boom Boosting Household Income and SD Income Dropped Slightly

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Demographers say North Dakota’s oil boom has helped boost the state’s median household income and positively impacted salaries in South Dakota. U.S. Census Bureau statistics released Thursday show North Dakota’s median household income rose to $53,585 last year, up from $52,763 in 2011. North Dakota census manager Kevin Iverson says...
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Replica of T-rex Named Sue Returns to South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A T-rex named Sue is returning to South Dakota for a three-month visit. The full-size traveling replica of the dinosaur unearthed from the Hell Creek Formation near Faith more than 20 years ago will appear at the Washington Pavilion’s Kirby Science Discovery starting Saturday. The real Sue remains at...
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Libertarian Candidate Entering Senate Race in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Libertarian candidate who some say was a big factor in a 2002 U.S. Senate race in South Dakota could be a factor again next year. The Argus Leader newspaper says Kurt Evans will seek the Senate seat held by Democrat Tim Johnson, who isn’t seeking re-election after three...
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