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Farm Rescue Nonprofit Helping 300th Midwest Family

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Midwest is helping its 300th family this week, just eight years after former North Dakota farm boy and UPS pilot Bill Gross launched the unique organization. A handful of volunteers are helping harvest corn for western Minnesota farmer John Dubbels, who’s being treated for...
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Media Poll Shows Wide Support for ‘Patient Choice’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans who answered a poll indicated strong approval for the so-called patient choice act on next week’s ballot. The survey done by KELO-TV and the Argus Leader shows Initiated Measure 17 has support from statewide voters by a 55-28 percent margin. Seventeen percent were undecided. Mason-Dixon Polling &...
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Group to Spend $255,000 on TV Ads Backing Weiland

WASHINGTON (AP) – An outside group plans to spend an additional $255,000 on ads in the final days of the South Dakota Senate race in an effort to boost Democrat Rick Weiland and attack independent candidate Larry Pressler. Every Voice Action said Wednesday it would air a new ad statewide through Election Day. The...
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Independent US Senator Endorses Larry Pressler

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Larry Pressler has picked up the endorsement of Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King. King says Pressler would “build bridges between Democrats and Republicans” who wants to help his state. King is a former governor of Maine. Pressler has served as a Republican congressman and senator and is running against...
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