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Troubled Beef Plant Borrowing $512K to Pay Bills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge is allowing Northern Beef Packers to borrow $512,000 to pay bills as its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case continues. Judge Charles Nail approved the plant’s request to obtain secured credit during a hearing on Thursday. Northern Beef’s request to borrow $2.25 million and move forward with a...
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Neuharth Award Presentation Ceremony Postponed

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – The Freedom Forum and the University of South Dakota have delayed the 27th presentation of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media until next year. The ceremony honoring the yet-to-be-named recipient was planned for October 3rd during Dakota Days homecoming festivities, but the co-sponsors say the honoree had...
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G F & P Says Anglers Asked to Turn in Heads of Tagged Salmon

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State fishing officials are asking anglers to turn in heads of tagged Chinook salmon caught on Lake Oahe and the Oahe Tailwaters to help with research. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is evaluating how stocking salmon at different locations might improve survival and catches. GF&P Fisheries Biologist...
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USDA Raises SD Corn Yield, Drops Soy Yield

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has raised its yield forecast for South Dakota’s corn crop while dropping its soybean yield estimate. The department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says the average yield for the state’s corn crop is forecast at 145 bushels per acre, up 7 bushels from the August...
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