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Al Neuharth

USD President: Neuharth Was ‘Media Innovator’

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – The president of the University of South Dakota says the nation has lost a “great media innovator” with the death of USA Today founder Al Neuharth. Neuharth died Friday in Cocoa Beach, Fla. He was 89. USD president James Abbott says Neuharth was a favorite of students, faculty and staff....
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Funding for Pulse Crop Plant in Harrold Increases

HARROLD, S.D. (AP) – A group planning to build a pulse crop processing plant in Harrold is just $30,000 shy of raising the $2 million from investors that was its maximum target. South Dakota Pulse Processors planned to raise $1.5 million to $2 million by May 1 to build the plant in Harrold. The...
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Yellow Chicks

SD Salmonella Outbreak Associated with Baby Chicks

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota health officials are reporting an outbreak of salmonella associated with baby chicks. The department says that three cases have been reported in the southeastern part of the state and one in the southwest. One case was a child younger than 4 and the others were adults. Children are...
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Duck Stamp Winner

South Dakota Youth Wins Federal Junior Duck Stamp Competiton

  LAKEWOOD, Col. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that a canvasback duck was selected to appear on the 2013-2014 Federal Junior Duck Stamp. The design for the new stamp, painted by 6-year-old Madison Grimm of Burbank, South Dakota was chosen by a panel of judges at the national Junior Duck...
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