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SDDA Accepting Applications for Trade Trip to Russia

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is accepting applications from people interested in participating in a trade mission to Russia that will center on beef genetics. State agriculture officials are encouraging beef producers and industry representatives to apply by July 14. The trip is tentatively planned for October. Ty Eschenbaum...
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Officials Deny Causing Missouri River Floods

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The federal government says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shouldn’t be blamed for causing major flooding along the Missouri River. The government filed its initial response last week to a lawsuit that more than 200 landowners filed in March. The federal lawsuit claimed landowners should be compensated for the...
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Entry for 2014 Exchange Club's Oahe Days Boat Regatta

Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club Holds First Cardboard Boat Regatta

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This year’s Oahe Days has been deemed another success by event organizers. Crowds filled Steamboat Park throughout the weekend, taking in the various activities, bands and vendors from Friday through yesterday. One new event added to the weekend this year was the Oahe Days Cardboard Boat Regatta. The race...
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Pleasant Drive Utilities Project Started Today-Results in Traffic Pattern Changes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Utilities work is underway today on Pleasant Drive in Pierre.  The city says the work means changes in traffic patterns in that area of town.  The construction will focus around the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Pleasant Drive in the coming days.   The City of Pierre asks motorists to...
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