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Extension Connects Hay and Forage Sellers, Buyers

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – SDSU Extension is helping to connect hay and forage suppliers with those who need them through a Facebook group. The “SDSU Extension Feed & Forage Finder” group is open to anyone that is interested in either buying or selling hay or feedstuffs. Cow/Calf Field Specialist Warren Rusche says listings can...
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SD Governor Signs New Laws; One Alters Place Names

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has recently signed 17 bills into law. One law allows for the use of the word “Negro” in the names of buttes, creeks and other places. This law disallows the use of the term squaw. Squaw has already been removed and replaced from most of...
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Gun Groups Press, Fracture Pro-Gun SD Lawmakers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The presence of the National Rifle Association in the South Dakota Capitol has caused a stir among representatives in the House. Some gun-toting lawmakers don’t always agree with the stance of the NRA. But the association’s score card system means legislators will have to account for their votes on gun...
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Medical Examiner Can Testify in SD Woman’s Trial

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota judge has ruled that a medical examiner can testify for the prosecution in the case of a woman accused of beating to death a 4-year-old boy because he wet his pants. The Daily Republic reports Brule County Judge Bruce Anderson has said that the medical examiner who...
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