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Three SD Tribes Seek State Help for Voting Stations

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Three American Indian tribes in South Dakota and a voting-rights group are asking state election officials for help in setting up satellite voter-registration and absentee-voting offices for tribal members who live far from county courthouses. The Rapid City Journal reports that the tribes are asking the state to use...
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Late Spring Could Be Bad News for SD Goose Hunters

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A late spring could lead to some frustrated goose hunters in South Dakota next month. The state is holding a special hunt for the fourth straight year to reduce the resident population of Canada geese, which damage crops. But there might be fewer birds than expected to shoot at this...
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SD Ag Department Helps Identify Development Sites

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Agriculture Department has started a program to help counties identify the best locations for agricultural development projects. The department will work with local governments and development officials on a site analysis program that will look at information on local zoning ordinances, permitting requirements and the availability of...
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USDA Says Corn Crop Showing Good Progress in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Federal officials say the corn crop is showing good progress in South Dakota, although more rain is needed to meet yield potential. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that corn silking was at 69 percent, behind last year’s 78 percent but ahead of the...
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