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Merger Planned Between Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator

IPSWICH, SD- (DRG News) Earlier today, Dakota Radio Group talked to Sabrena Green, Director of Communications for North Central Farmers Elevator, about their planned merger with Wheat Growers. Sabrena talked about the process of the merger and what went into the decision.   She also talked about how it would affect farmers and the...
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Beef Council to Meet in Pierre March 9

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Beef Industry Council board of directors will meet in Pierre next week to talk about upcoming projects that are part of the state’s Beef Checkoff Program.  Karla Pazour, SDBIC President says the meeting is open to the public.  Those planning to attend the noon meal should...
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State House Defeats Measure to Require Schools Safety Plans

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state House has voted down a measure requiring South Dakota schools to have a safety plan for potential violent incidents such as a school shooting.        The House voted 37-30 against the proposal, which also would require schools to conduct a lockdown drill annually. The bill’s sponsor is...
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Senate Passes Proposal Making State Disease Response Easier

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Senate has passed a measure that would more easily allow the state to react to deadly disease outbreaks. Senators voted 29-5 Tuesday to approve the plan, which was backed by the Department of Health and would expand the state’s authority to respond to serious communicable diseases. Republican Sen....
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