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A.H. Brown Library in Mobridge Celebrates National Library Week

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) When was the last time you visited your local library? With the newer part of the library, it is so comfortable to relax and read a good book. April 13 through the 19 is National Library Week.  The A.H. Brown Library in Mobridge celebrated with a week of activities...
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Overall Index Up in Rural Midwest Banker Survey

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead. The Rural Mainstreet Index hit 53.2 in April, compared with 50.1 in March. The survey indexes range from 0 to 100,...
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BNSF Outlines Fertilizer Shipment Plan to Feds

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – BNSF Railway Co. has told a federal oversight board that it will add 52 trains in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana over the next six weeks to boost fertilizer shipments. The Surface Transportation Board this week ordered BNSF and Canadian Pacific Railway to report their plans by Friday to ensure...
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New SD Policies Cut Parolee’s Time, Management

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota corrections officials are making progress in implementing a series of new policies aimed at reducing recidivism rates and the state’s prison population. A Department of Corrections official on Thursday updated an oversight committee on the policies that took effect in July. The state is setting up pilot programs,...
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