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SDDOH Continues to Stress Personal Precautions in Fight Against West Nile Virus

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The weeks from now through early September bring what health officials call the peak transmission time for West Nile virus in South Dakota. Late last month, the South Dakota Department of Health said a Hughes County resident was the first human West Nile virus detection of the season. State...
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Eagle Butte is Our Next Stop on the KGFX Hometown Tour Schedule!

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) Wednesday brings the next KGFX Hometown Tour to the airwaves, as we travel to Eagle Butte.  We’ll broadcast from the State Bank of Eagle Butte tomorrow morning-starting at 9:05 a.m. Central/8:05 a.m. Mountain.  The program will focus on next weekend’s “Eagle Butte Hometown Days”.  Speakers include John Bachman...
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Winter and Spring Wheat Variety Tours to be Held in Sully County Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The SDSU Extension Service and the Sully County Crop Improvement Association will host tours of winter and spring wheat variety trials in Sully County today.  Starting at 5:00 p.m., there will be a tour at the site of the SDSU Winter Wheat Crop Performance Test Plot.  The site is...
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Pressler Invites Obama to SD to Talk Health Care

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler is inviting President Barack Obama to South Dakota for a conference on the president’s signature health care law. The former Republican senator on Tuesday sent a letter inviting Obama to Pressler’s hometown of Humboldt to talk about how to fix the act so...
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