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USDA Reports Farm Production Expenses Stable in Plains Region

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Farm and ranch production expenses in the Plains region last year saw little change from 2012. The Agriculture Department says 2013 expenditures totaled $87.6 billion, down from $89 billion. That’s a drop of less than 2 percent. The Plains region includes the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
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Study Says Nurses Will Be in Demand in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A state analysis has concluded that people able to care for patients, children or customers will find a favorable job market in South Dakota in the next decade. The study by the Department of Labor predicts that the most average annual job openings in the state through 2022 will...
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Onida Hometown Tour to be On Air Wednesday

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) Join KGFX for yet another Hometown Tour broadcast Wednesday morning!  We’ll travel to Onida and bring the program to you from BankWest!  Our lineup includes a number of guests, including Mike Yackley of BankWest and Gerri Carpenter-who will talk about the rundown for the Sully County Fair-which is celebrating...
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State Committee Hopes to Raise Child Sex Abuse Awareness

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Members of a South Dakota committee tasked with studying child sex abuse in the state say the issue is more prevalent than most of the public often believes. Jolene’s Task Force met for its first time Tuesday at the state capitol. The task force is made up of legislators, child...
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