Lucas Lentsch (Photo from SD Governor's Office Website)

Ag Secretary Discusses Involvement in National and Midwest Organizations

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Secretary of Agriculture says he looks forward to his service on a committee that is part of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA). Lucas Lentsch was named in February as Vice Chair of NASDA’s Rural Development and Financial Security Committee. Lentsch says the national...
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2014 Stanley County Parent Senior Party April 5, 2014

Parent Senior Parties Held in Fort Pierre/Pierre Saturday

UNDATED Р(DRG News) The weekend brought celebratory events to Pierre and Fort Pierre as parents and their soon-to-be high school graduates gathered for Parent-Senior parties in both communities on Saturday.  Riggs Seniors and their families held their event at Riggs High School and Stanley County Seniors and parents held the annual party at...
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Stace Nelson Photo (Courtesy of LRC Website)

Nelson Wants to Ruffle Feathers in Washington

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican State Rep. Stace Nelson wasn’t afraid to ruffle feathers during his four years in the South Dakota House, often opposing his own party leaders. The former U.S. Marine now wants to take that determination to Washington to get Congress committed to cutting spending and reigning in federal government....
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Farm or Ranch Couple Holding Calf

Livestock Disaster Aid Signup Set for Next Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Ranchers in the Dakotas whose herds were devastated by an early October blizzard can begin signing up for federal disaster aid next week. The federal Agriculture Department says farmers and ranchers can start signing up for disaster assistance programs authorized by the new farm bill on Tuesday, April 15....
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