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Winter Weather Slows Harvest Across South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Snowfall and below-normal temperatures slowed harvesting progress across South Dakota, but producers remained ahead of last year’s pace for corn and sunflowers. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that corn was 92 percent harvested, ahead of the 87 percent mark last year. Sunflowers were 80 percent...
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Shantel Krebs

Krebs Aims to be ‘Forward-Thinking’ in New Role

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Shantel Krebs is shifting from a decade-long tenure in the state Legislature to statewide office. Krebs, a Republican, breezed to victory over three opponents on Nov. 4 to replace outgoing Secretary of State Jason Gant. The office deals with elections, business services and administrative services. Krebs says she aims to...
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Oahe Downstream to Host Annual Oahe Hunt This Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Oahe Downstream Recreation Area will be closed for a good portion of this coming weekend for the annual Oahe Hunt. The closure is planned for Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Pat Buscher, Oahe Downstream Park Manager says the annual Oahe...
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Washington Elementary School Teacher Named 2014 Investor in Education

A Special Education instructor at Washington Elementary School in Pierre was named the 2014 Investor in Education today. Cindy Fiechtner was given the award in her classroom this morning by BankWest Chairman, President and CEO Charles Burke III. Fiechtner received a crystal award and certificate, along with a $1,500 professional development grant from BankWest....
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