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Extension Agronomy Field Specialist Discusses Start of Spring Wheat and Field Pea Harvest

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Spring wheat and field pea harvest is starting in some central South Dakota counties and a local Extension Agronomy Field Specialist says yields will vary.  Ruth Beck, based at the SDSU Extension Pierre Regional Center says harvest for both crops in Hughes, Stanley and Sully counties is being...
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Bridge Closure on Highway 63 Near Midland to Go Into Effect Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 63 across the Bad River Bridge in Midland tonight.  The closure will go into effect at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will continue through 9:00 a.m. Saturday.  The contractor will be doing the first of two bridge deck pours and...
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Missing Dog Involved in Accident Returned to Owner

KENNEBEC, S.D. – (DRG News) A dog that ran away from the scene of an accident along I-90 has been found.  Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger says the Sheltie, known as “Opie” was captured late Thursday afternoon.  The dog was riding with his owner and the woman’s grandchild in an SUV Wednesday evening when...
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House Explosion in Winner Injures Family of 5

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The state fire marshal is investigating a house explosion that injured a family of five in the southern South Dakota city of Winner. Fire Chief Darin Nelson says firefighters were called to the scene shortly before 6:30 a.m. Friday. Nelson says the family members were taken to a hospital. Their...
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