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Sanford Getting $7.1M Grant for Cancer Research

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health is giving Dakotas-based Sanford Health more than $7.1 million over five years for cancer research. Sanford says the money will be used to recruit participants for clinical trials, quality-of-life studies and research on the delivery of cancer care. The...
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USDA Says Spring Wheat Harvest Lags Behind 5-Year Average

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The spring wheat harvest in South Dakota continued to lag far behind the five-year average as below-normal temperatures persisted throughout the state.        The U.S. Agriculture Department says in its weekly report that spring wheat harvested was reported at 11 percent, compared to last year’s 19 percent and...
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First Lady Holding Book Walk This Evening in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This evening brings the second annual book walk for children at the Governor’s Mansion. First Lady Linda Daugaard is inviting parents and their children to the event-which is set up to encourage kids to read while they enjoy the outdoors. This evening’s event is for children in junior kindergarten...
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Pierre Starting Budget Process with Lowest Budget Deficit in Recent Years

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) After hearing revenue and expense projections for the coming year last Tuesday, Pierre City Commissioners are going to start the process of refining the 2015 budget. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says city staff started a few months ago to lay out spending estimates for the various city departments. Gill...
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