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Major Snowmelt Flows Into Missouri River System

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – More water than normal flowed into the Missouri River system last month because of the amount of snow melting, but officials say the reservoirs can handle it. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the increased runoff was expected. May’s runoff was about 130 percent of normal. The corps...
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Crop Dusting Airplane Crashes at Winner Airport

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The pilot of a crop dusting airplane survived a crash at Winner. Airport manager Don Bice tells KSFY-TV the pilot lost control of the plane Tuesday evening as he was trying to take off. The pilot’s name wasn’t released. He was taken to the Winner Regional Healthcare Center with injuries...
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Senators Want Bison Declared National Mammal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. senators from the Dakotas and other areas are making another attempt at having the bison declared the national mammal. Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune of South Dakota and John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota are among those introducing the National Bison Legacy Act on Wednesday....
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Feeding South Dakota to Move Into Second Phase of Statewide Fundraiser

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Feeding South Dakota is expected to move into the second phase of a statewide campaign to raise funds to enhance it’s hunger relief services. The fundraising campaign started in Rapid City last year-where plans called for raising $2 million dollars. Now, the campaign is to begin soon in Central...
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