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Attorney to Challenge Hold on SD Marriage Ruling

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The attorney representing six same-sex couples in South Dakota says he plans to challenge a federal judge’s order that put legal same-sex marriages on hold after the state’s ban was declared unconstitutional. Minneapolis attorney Josh Newville says that within the next month he will challenge the stay that U.S....
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Dakotas in For Nearly Spring-Like Weather After Cold Snap

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – After a couple of weeks in the deep freeze, the Dakotas are in store for a stretch of nearly spring-like weather. High temperatures in the two states in the coming days are forecast to reach into the 20s, 30s and 40s above zero. That’s quite a change from recent weeks,...
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South Dakota Has Record Soybean Crop But Smaller Corn Crop

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Last year’s corn crop in South Dakota was down from the previous year, but soybean production set a record. The Agriculture Department estimates South Dakota’s 2014 soybean crop at 230 million bushels, up 24 percent from 2013. Corn production dropped 2 percent to 787 million bushels. Nationally, production of...
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Winter Wheat Acres for Harvest Differ in the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – This year’s winter wheat crop is bigger in South Dakota but smaller in North Dakota. The Agriculture Department estimates winter wheat acres for harvest in South Dakota this year at 1.48 million, up 22 percent from 1.21 million acres last year. In North Dakota, the acres for harvest are...
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