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Health Officials Stress West Nile Virus Prevention

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Health reminds state residents that the mosquito population is on the rise; as is the number of the pests that are positive for the West Nile virus.  The Culex tarsalis mosquito is the primary carrier of West Nile virus in South Dakota.  Lon Kightlinger,...
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BLM to Hold Meeting in Pierre Next Week on Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – (DRG News) A meeting will be held in Pierre next week as the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management discusses its revised Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement.  The current draft plan updates the 1986 South Dakota Resource Management Plan.  The new revised management plan and...
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Team Roping Event in Eagle Butte This Friday

Eagle Butte, S.D. (KOLY)- Coming up this Friday, July 19th is a team roping event in Eagle Butte. It takes place at the Eagle Butte Fairgrounds. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. MDT. There is $500.00 in added money. Pick 1 draw 2 or draw all 3 for...
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USDA Says South Dakota Crops Boosted by Rainy, Warm Weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Timely rains and above-normal temperatures have boosted crop development in South Dakota over the past week. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that parts of the west still are in need of moisture. Statewide, topsoil moisture supplies are rated 77 percent adequate to surplus,...
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