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KGFX to Broadcast Hometown Tour to Highlight Fort Pierre Wednesday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brings another stop on the KGFX Hometown Tour schedule for 2013.  Our next broadcast takes us to Fort Pierre, where we’ll broadcast live from Oahe Marina north of Fort Pierre.  Some of the guests we plan to speak with Wednesday morning include new Stanley County School Superintendent...
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NWS Looks Back at August Temperatures and Rains for Central Sections of State

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says that August brought below normal temps in the first part of the month and the end of the month saw very warm to hot conditions.  In central and northeast South Dakota, average monthly temps were from near to almost two degrees above normal.  The...
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Harvesting on Farm

SD Coalition Urges Congress to Pass Farm Bill

HURON, S.D. (AP) – A broad coalition of South Dakota organizations is urging Congress to act quickly to reauthorize the farm bill. The Plainsman of Huron reports that members of the coalition took part Saturday in a rally at the State Fair. Coalition members say the farm bill includes comprehensive programs that affect all...
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Endangered Species Survives in Parts of SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Two men from Pierre and Fort Pierre have spent several summers trapping a rare carnivore that’s on the endangered species list – the American burying beetle. The Capital Journal reports Doug Backlund and Gary Marrone dig pitfall traps and bait them with beef kidney to catch the bug that once...
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