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SD Democrats’ Chairman Nesselhuf Resigning

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The chairman of the South Dakota Democratic Party says he’s resigning to move closer to his wife in Sioux City, Iowa. Ben Nesselhuf says he has accepted a job as campaign manager for Jim Mowrer, who is running for Congress against Republican Rep. Steve King. He says the job...
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Sioux Tribes Plan Large-Scale Wind Energy Project

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An ambitious wind energy project by a group of Sioux tribes in South Dakota is getting accolades and support from a handful of former government officials, including former President Bill Clinton. But industry experts question whether the tribes fully realize the challenges that come with developing wind energy. Leaders...
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SD-Based Film to Debut at Comic-Con This Month

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An independent film shot in South Dakota is set to make its premiere at San Diego’s Comic-Con this month. “Dust of War” tells the story of a lone soldier who fends off a warmonger to rescue a girl fated to be the savior of mankind. The film was shot in...
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USDA Says Dry Conditions, Above Normal Temps Advance Crops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Dry conditions and above normal temperatures across most of the state are helping to advance crop development in South Dakota The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that farmers and ranchers had on average 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Winter wheat is jointed at 99...
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