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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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Director of Fort Pierre’s CYI Center Says Facility Continues to be Hub for Local Activities

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre’s Community and Youth Involved Center is a location that is very rarely empty, as the facility houses activities for people from children to senior citizen age; along with being the home for a number of community events throughout the year.  The center was built more than...
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Mosquito Control Conference Coming to Fort Pierre September 25

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Mosquito Control and West Nile Virus Conference will be held later this month in Fort Pierre.  The event had been scheduled for earlier this year, but a blizzard resulted in the event being postponed and it will be held September 25 instead.  In 2012, the state...
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