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SD Farm Families to be Recognized at State Fair

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Families who have owned their farms or ranches for 100 or 125 years will have the chance to be recognized during the South Dakota Fair on Aug. 29. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and the South Dakota Farm Bureau want to honor farm and ranch families who have continuously...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Governor Asks Board to Look Into DM&E Obligations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking the federal Surface Transportation Board whether Canadian Pacific Railway has lived up to its obligations with its purchase of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad. Daugaard says rail infrastructure is critical to agriculture in South Dakota, and Canadian Pacific indicated recently that it...
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Pierre Woman Starting Drive to Help Watertown Residents Displaced by Fire

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman is working to put together an assortment of items that could help the victims of an apartment fire that occurred in Watertown.  The SunChase senior living apartments were destroyed in this week’s fire.  Sherry Shepley of Pierre says she has started a local drive to help...
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Attorney General Marty Jackley

SD AG Seeks Release of Mineral Leasing Funds

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined his counterparts in other western states in asking federal officials to release the states’ share of mineral leasing revenue from federal lands. Jackley says federal officials have stopped royalty payments to the states under the automatic budget cuts that started last spring....
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