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Wheat Acres Up, Corn and Soybeans Down in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota farmers this year have planted more wheat but less corn and soybeans. The Agriculture Department says in its annual acreage report that spring wheat, winter wheat and durum wheat acres all are up this year in South Dakota, while soybean acres are down 1 percent and corn...
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North Dakota Man Killed in Rural Sully County Job Site Accident Monday

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) A North Dakota man was killed Monday in a job site accident at a rural Sully County asphalt production plant.   Sully County Chief Deputy Sheriff Curt Olson says the incident occurred Monday evening at the plant-located about seven miles northwest of Harrold.  Olson says 66-year-old Jerold “Jerry” Walth of...
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Former US Senate Candidate Annette Bosworth to be Sentenced

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth is being sentenced for the election law violations a jury convicted her of in May. Bosworth’s hearing is scheduled for Wednesday. A jury found her guilty of six counts each of perjury and filing false documents. Bosworth says she’s praying the judge...
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Wednesday Brings Changes to SD Commercial Driver’s Licenses

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Several changes to South Dakota’s commercial driver licensing program will go into effect Wednesday. The new regulations raise the minimum age to apply for a commercial driver’s license from 16 to 18. They also set a 14-day waiting period from the date a commercial learner’s permit is issued to the...
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