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Hot, Dry Weather Could Affect Corn, Soy Yields

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The hot, dry weather hanging on in much of South Dakota is likely to hurt soybean and corn yields. South Dakota State University commodity marketing specialist Lisa Elliott says the weather is contributing to crops that are lagging in maturity. The government’s crop yield projections will be updated this...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game September 7, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 02-19-22-26-45, Powerball: 24 Estimated jackpot: $203 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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SD Retirement System Board Re-Elects Two Officers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Retirement System’s Board of Trustees has re-elected Elmer Brinkman of Watertown as its chairman. Brinkman is a Codington County commissioner who represents elected county officials on the 17-member board that oversees the state’s public pension system. The Board of Trustees also re-elected state Supreme Court Justice Steven...
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SD Health Systems Requiring Staff Vaccines

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s top three health systems say they will require annual flu vaccinations for all employees, health care providers and volunteers. Sanford Health, Avera Health and Regional Health say the decision was made to maximize patient safety and protect employees against the disease. South Dakota last year had its...
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