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Preparations Underway for 2014 Christmas at the Capitol Display

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Capitol is undergoing a transition this week as organizers prepare for this year’s Christmas at the Capitol holiday display. The two story South Dakota tree was brought into the building late last week and was donated by Gus and Joan Rysavy of Brandon.  The 37 foot...
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SD Board on Geographic Names to Hold Meeting in Pollock Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names will meet tomorrow in Pollock.  The meeting is being held to review any additional comments on two geographic features in the state.  One of those features is an unnamed island in Minnehaha County.  The second feature is an unnamed creek in Campbell...
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SD Officials Warn About Illegally Dumping Snow

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota transportation officials are warning public and commercial snow removal operators about illegally dumping snow on the roadways. It is illegal to dump excess snow on a highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches. Department of Transportation area engineer Doug Sherman says there have already...
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Winter Weather Slows Harvest Across South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Snowfall and below-normal temperatures slowed harvesting progress across South Dakota, but producers remained ahead of last year’s pace for corn and sunflowers. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that corn was 92 percent harvested, ahead of the 87 percent mark last year. Sunflowers were 80 percent...
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