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ND Women Plan Event for Blizzard-Stricken SD Women

UNION CENTER, S.D. (AP) – A group of women in western North Dakota is organizing an event for ranch women in western South Dakota dealing with devastation from an early October blizzard. The Bowman-based group called Rural Women in America will hold the event Saturday, Feb. 15, at the community center in Union Center....
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I-29 Reopens Between Sioux Falls, Canada Border

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Travel remains treacherous in eastern South Dakota and some schools are starting late after a weekend blizzard that tore through the region. Officials early Monday reopened Interstate 29 from Sioux Falls to the Canadian border, but many roads in eastern South Dakota remained in poor driving condition and no...
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SD Rancher Fund Set to Dole Out $3.3 Million

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Organizers of a donation fund set up to help South Dakota ranchers hurt by an early October blizzard are preparing to distribute an additional $3.3 million to producers. The Rancher Relief Fund earlier doled out about $775,000. The fund was established by the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association, the South Dakota...
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SD Delegation Fights Changes to Ethanol Standard

WASHINGTON (AP) – As a deadline for comments approaches, South Dakota’s congressional delegation is pushing the Obama administration to reverse course on proposed changes that would significantly reduce the amount of ethanol in the country’s fuel supply. The Environmental Protection Agency announced in November it was proposing reductions by nearly 3 billion gallons in...
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