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Attorneys Seek $12.75 M Minimum Bid for Beef Plant

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Attorneys are asking that a minimum bid of $12.75 million be set for an idled South Dakota beef packing plant at an auction scheduled for Dec. 5. The Aberdeen American News reports attorneys for Northern Beef Packers filed a motion in federal bankruptcy court to establish bidding procedures for the...
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SD Doctors Urge State to Expand Medicaid Program

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota doctors are renewing pressure on Gov. Dennis Daugaard to expand the state’s Medicaid program. Dr. Daniel Heinemann, president of the South Dakota State Medical Association, told a group of 50 physicians in Rapid City that failure to expand Medicaid could have an effect on all South Dakotans....
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Attendance, Revenue Up at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – Sturgis city officials report that attendance and revenue at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally were up from last year. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that an estimated 467,338 people attended this year’s rally in August, an increase of about 21,000 from 2012. Officials estimate attendance at the rally by using...
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South Dakota’s Main Pheasant Hunting Season Opens

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Some statewide elected officials are joining tens of thousands of other hunters to take to the fields for the opening of South Dakota’s main hunting season. KELO-TV reports Rep. Kristi Noem planned to join family and friends Saturday to hunt near her family farm in Castlewood, while Sen. John...
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Blizzard and Rain Erase Drought Conditions in SD

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota State University climate specialist says the blizzard that hit western South Dakota two weeks ago and subsequent rains have erased drought conditions in the state. Laura Edwards says the drought monitor map shows only lingering abnormally dry conditions in some areas. Edwards say that since the beginning...
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Free Meal and Information Available to Ranch Families

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Several organizations are hosting gatherings for western South Dakota ranch families who have to rebuild from the loss of livestock from the early fall blizzard. They’ll be held in Union Center, Faith and New Underwood and will include a free meal and information about resources available. Groups that plans...
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Presho Man Gets 25 Years for Kidnapping Daughter

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Presho man has been sentenced to the maximum of 25 years in state prison for kidnapping his 10-year-old daughter in August 2012 and abusing her. Attorney General Marty Jackley says 36-year-old Clint James Brown was sentenced Friday for aggravated assault-domestic abuse and being a habitual offender. Brown was sentenced...
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Pheasant Frenzy Starts this Saturday

MOBRIDGE, S.D  – (DRG News)  Dakota Radio Group’s Pheasant Frenzy starts this Saturday October 19th as the hunting season opens.  A total of 50 birds will be released on various public lands in Walworth County.  Each bird will be wearing a red band bearing a number on it When a hunter obtains one of the...
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Pheasant Coffee Talks and Banquet

MOBRIDGE, SD – DRG News (KOLY) – Pheasants Forever biologists Ben Lardy and Mike Blaalid will be in Mobridge October 23rd and will be hosting “Pheasant Coffee Talks.” This event will be at The Grand Oasis Restaurant from 8 AM to 10AM. The discussions, sponsored by local Pheasants Forever chapters, will focus on habitat...
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Eureka’s Annual Fireman’s Steak Fry

EUREKA, SD  (KOLY) – This Saturday, October 19th, the Eureka Firemen will be holding their annual “Fireman’s Steak Fry” at the fire hall.  This annual event is held to raise money for the department.  Serving starts at 5PM. According to Jordan Opp, they have an attendance of around 800 people.  They serve around 600...
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