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Ag in the Classroom Works at Spreading the Word About the Importance of the Ag Industry

MILLER, S.D. – (DRG News) The Executive Director of a program designed to provide information to students and teachers about the important role of agriculture in South Dakota says 2013 brought a busy year.  Ann Price has been overseeing South Dakota’s Agriculture in the Classroom program for the past two years.  She says last...
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Lending Program Expands to Serve Native Americans Throughout South Dakota

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) A lending program based on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation has expanded its target market to offer business and consumer loans to residents statewide who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe.  Prior to the recent expansion, Four Bands Community Fund’s service area was limited within the...
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Daugaard Names Pheasant Habitat Work Group Members

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Thirteen members of a work group which is tasked with examining strategies for developing pheasant habitat were named by Governor Dennis Daugaard Tuesday.  The work group will be led by retired Secretary of South Dakota’s Department of Labor and Regulation Pam Roberts of Pierre.  Others from Pierre include District...
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Missouri River Power Generation Sub-Par in 2013

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says electric power generation from the Missouri River’s six upstream dams fell far below average in 2013. The corps says energy production from the dams in the Dakotas, Montana and Nebraska totaled 7.6 billion kilowatts of electricity last year, down from 10.4 billion kilowatts...
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