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Noem Sailing Toward Win, Robinson Lacking Traction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Two weeks are left before the general election and Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is still seen as the prohibitive favorite for another term, while her Democratic challenger Corinna Robinson has struggled to build name recognition. Noem and Robinson are vying for South Dakota’s lone Congressional seat. Noem, seeking...
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FBI Investigating Child’s Death on Reservation

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Federal and tribal officials say they’re investigating the death of a child on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in north central South Dakota. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven tells KSFY-TV that the child’s death has been ruled suspicious. Loven did not give the news station any more details. He says more...
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Former State Worker to Get Transportation Honor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre man who worked for the state three decades is to be inducted into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor next week. The state Department of Transportation says Tim Bjorneberg worked for the agency for 31 years. A banquet for him is scheduled Tuesday. The deadline to get...
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Extension Service Says Aphids Showing Up On Wheat

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The warm fall weather is likely to blame for aphids that have been reported on winter wheat in central and southern South Dakota. Counties where the bug has been spotted include Hand, Hanson, Davidson and Aurora. SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist Ruth Beck says the aphids carry a virus that...
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