Online Forum to Discuss Credit for New Farmers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture will host an online forum to discuss types of credit and financing options available to new farmers and ranchers. The Google+ Hangout is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday. Agriculture officials say the discussion will cover credit and financial options from the USDA as well...
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SD Hopes to Reach All Veterans, Fill Service Gaps

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – National experts say a push in South Dakota to meet with all 75,000 veterans is part of a trend among states to compensate for gaps in federal efforts. Bryan Craig with the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah says states have been working on veteran outreach...
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SD Tribe Has ‘Prayer Camp’ to Oppose Oil Pipeline

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A new front in the battle against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is opening up for American Indian tribes and others in south-central South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reports that a group sanctioned by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is setting up a prayer camp near Mission to keep...
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SDHP Announces April Sobriety Checkpoints

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says it is targeting 20 counties sobriety checkpoints in April. The Rapid City Journal reports that the checkpoints were announced Friday. The counties scheduled for sobriety checkpoints in April are: Beadle, Brookings, Charles Mix, Codington, Custer, Davison, Edmunds, Hamlin, Harding, Hughes, Kingsbury, Lawrence, Lincoln,...
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