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Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Coming To Mobridge in June

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to be hosting the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour in June this year. Mobridge is beautiful that time of year, and fishing is at its best. The Chamber’s Tourism Committee is gearing up to make sure all the visitors have a great...
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USDA Says Farmers Begin Planting Spring Wheat in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Seeding of spring wheat has begun in South Dakota, but farmers in most areas of the state have not yet started spring planting. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that there were nearly six days suitable for fieldwork over the past week. Many farmers...
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Mobridge Election Results for April 8

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Here are the results from the election held in Mobridge on April 8, 2014. Mobridge-Pollock School District Board of Education: Total Votes:1036 Harry “Bingo” Kindt:608 Todd Wagner:576 Jay Shillingstad:588   Mobridge City Aquatic Center Project: Total Votes: 963 Yes: 512 No: 451 The voters have spoken and the Mobridge...
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Ravnsborg Says He’s the Candidate Talking Plans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Like all of the Republicans running for U.S. Senate in South Dakota, Jason Ravnsborg says he wants to cut the federal budget deficit and repeal Obamacare. But the 37-year-old Yankton attorney and soldier says it’s important that Republicans do more than simply oppose President Barack Obama, and Ravnsborg says...
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USDA: Fieldwork Not Yet Started in Most of SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Fieldwork has yet to start for most South Dakota farmers, but spring wheat seeding has begun in some localities. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that most of the state reported adequate soil moisture with topsoil moisture supplies rated 15 percent short, 80 percent...
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South Dakota Farmers Complain About Rail Service

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakota farmers say North Dakota’s Bakken oil field has created a shortage of rail engines and crews to move harvested grain to market. A group of farmers during a Tuesday press conference said the issue has reached a critical point. They say they want President Barack Obama...
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SD Veterinarian Prepares Horse Owners for Virus

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota state veterinarian is urging horse owners to vaccinate the animals and take other measures to prevent the spread of a virus. Equine herpes virus has been found in South Dakota. It takes three forms. A potentially deadly, neurological version of the virus has limited treatments available. A...
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Stockgrowers and Others Hold Meetings on Livestock Disaster Programs

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association along with several other industry groups is hosting four meetings in the western part of the state to provide ranchers information about available disaster relief programs. The meetings will take place Monday and Tuesday in Eagle Butte, Hermosa, Union Center and Interior. The U.S....
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Gloria Hanson Wins Election for Fort Pierre Mayor

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre City council member Gloria Hanson won today’s election for Mayor in that city. Hanson was one of four citizens on the ballot for the Mayor’s office. The current Mayor of Fort Pierre Sam Tidball announced last year that he didn’t intend to run again-after serving the...
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Herreid School Board Election Results

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Herreid School Board had their election today and here are the results.  Two posts were filled by the results. Holly Schumacher: 172 David Kary: 131 Pete Brandner: 67
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