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Fall Blizzard Still Hurting Ranchers in Nebraska, SD

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Agriculture officials say the October blizzard that killed thousands of cattle in northwest Nebraska and southwest South Dakota will have a lasting impact in the region. Dawes County extension educator Scott Cotton tells the Lincoln Journal Star the blizzard had a bigger impact because it followed a summer of drought...
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Event Gives Disabled Hunters a Crack at Deer

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Some wheelchair-using deer hunters can still get out and pursue the sport they love. It happens through a program started about 20 years ago in the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Pierre. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started the Oahe Downstream Disabled Hunt and the state Department of Game,...
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House, Senate Negotiations Key for South Dakota

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota has a lot on the line in Congress as the year comes to a close.  House and Senate negotiators are trying to wrap up a farm bill – which could provide much-needed relief to ranchers and protections to farmers. And another committee is trying to hammer out a water...
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SD Game, Fish and Parks Running “Get Outta the Truck” Campaign

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has been trying to discourage hunters from shooting at big game animals from road rights-of-way in the state.   The department has been reminding hunters to get out of their vehicles and get out in the field-instead of shooting at deer and other big game from vehicles. ...
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