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Troubled Beef Plant Borrowing $512K to Pay Bills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge is allowing Northern Beef Packers to borrow $512,000 to pay bills as its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case continues. Judge Charles Nail approved the plant’s request to obtain secured credit during a hearing on Thursday. Northern Beef’s request to borrow $2.25 million and move forward with a...
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Neuharth Award Presentation Ceremony Postponed

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – The Freedom Forum and the University of South Dakota have delayed the 27th presentation of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media until next year. The ceremony honoring the yet-to-be-named recipient was planned for October 3rd during Dakota Days homecoming festivities, but the co-sponsors say the honoree had...
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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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Dakota Western Heritage Festival to be Held This Weekend

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This is the weekend for the second annual Dakota Western Heritage Festival.  Activities will be split between locations in Pierre and Fort Pierre.  Tomorrow evening, there will be a cowboy music jam at Pierre Music on Capitol Avenue starting at seven.  Saturday and Sunday, daytime activities will be...
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SD Hall of Fame to Recognize 2013 Champions for Excellence Inductees During This Weekend’s Honors Ceremony

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Hall of Fame and Governor Dennis Daugaard will honor ten people this weekend at the Hall of Fame in Chamberlain/Oacoma.  The annual Honors Ceremony celebrates the lives and accomplishments of inductees and recognizes and honors people from all walks of life.  Inductees are chosen for their...
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Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center Names Honorees for Annual Tribute Dinner

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center will be the location in November for the annual Tribute Dinner.  The Center’s Board of Directors has chosen a group of people to be honored during the November 2 event.  In the Past Rodeo Great category, the honoree will be Harold...
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Mobridge Radio Update

Mobridge, S.D. (KOLY)-Sunday night there was a big storm that moved through Mobridge and the tower that we use to broadcast was struck by lightning taking out the Star 99 antenna.  Due to this, Star 99 is currently off the air. While the workers fix the antenna, they also need to have KOLY AM...
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