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Four Bands Community Fund Receives Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Four Bands Community Fund, an organization based on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, was recently awarded a Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant.  A press release says the grant will be used by the non-profit community development organization to lead a reservation-wide effort to develop and start a...
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4-H Selling Calendars-Portion of Sales Benefit Rancher Relief Fund

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota 4-H is currently selling calendars that feature photographs which were exhibited at this year’s State Fair.  SDSU Extension announced this week that a portion of the proceeds from the calendars sold over the holiday season will go to the Rancher Relief Fund to help those who lost...
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Young Farmer Touts the Importance of Advocating for Agriculture Through Family Produced YouTube Videos

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A young farmer from Kansas-who along with his brothers have become a YouTube sensation- visited Pierre yesterday to talk with attendees at the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Convention.  22-year-old Greg Peterson, is one of the “Peterson Farm Brothers”, that have been making farming related YouTube videos and tying the...
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AP Newsbreak: Western Governors Show Wildlife Maps

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region’s environmental treasures from Puget Sound to the Rocky Mountains. Leaders of the Western Governors’ Association tell The Associated Press they want to make it easier...
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