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Winter Wheat, Cattle, Sheep in Good Shape in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Winter wheat, cattle and sheep all appear to be in good shape in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop report that the winter wheat crop is rated 36 percent in fair condition, 52 percent in good condition and 6 percent in excellent condition. Cattle and...
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US Rep. Noem Appointed to House Ways and Means Committee

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has been appointed to the powerful, tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. The Republican will be the first South Dakota member of Congress to serve on the committee that has jurisdiction over tax, trade and other economic policies. In November, Noem was re-elected to a...
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Dangerous Cold in the Dakotas Affects Dozens of Schools

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) РDozens of schools are delaying classes or canceling them altogether due to the extreme cold blanketing the Dakotas.  The National Weather Service has issued wind child advisories and warnings for North Dakota and South Dakota, with the combination of arctic air and wind pushing wind chills into the minus...
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Pierre Airport at Risk of Losing $850K in Federal Funding

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Pierre Regional Airport could lose nearly all of its $1 million in federal funding due to an enplanement shortfall in 2014. Manager Mike Isaacs reported Tuesday that only 9,174 passengers boarded Great Lakes Aviation aircraft to fly to Denver or Minneapolis at the airport last year. The Pierre Capital...
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