USDA Says SD Corn, Sunflower Harvests Lag Behind Average

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A week of warm, dry weather has helped South Dakota farmers with the harvest, but much of the corn and sunflower crops remain in the field. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that nearly all of the soybean crop and nearly three-fourths of the sorghum crop...
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Police to Ticket Trailers for Overtime Parking Starting Today

PIERRE, S.D. - (DRG News) Last week, Pierre Police Officers marked more than 80 boat trailers, campers and homemade trailers for overtime parking around the city.  Police placed notices on 81 units last Tuesday.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the owners were notified at that time that the items have to be moved and...
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Outside Group Pledges $1 Million More to Weiland

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An independent expenditure group says it will pour nearly $1 million more into South Dakota’s U.S. Senate race in support of Democrat Rick Weiland. Mayday PAC pledged the funds on Monday on top of $1 million the group originally set aside for the race in early October, shortly before the...
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South Dakota Keystone Re-Approval Draws Skepticism

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Three times more individuals and groups than four years ago want to have a say in South Dakota’s decision whether to re-approve part of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it is ever built, according to filings with the state. Nearly 45 applications have...
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