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Corps Continuing Drought Conservation Measures and Announces Annual Operating Plan Meetings

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – (DRG News) The Corps of Engineers says drought conditions continue to impact a large portion of the upper Missouri River Basin.  In a recent update, the Corps says runoff in the Missouri River basin above Sioux City, Iowa last month was just above normal at 107 percent of normal, but the...
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Deputy Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture Named

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An eastern South Dakota native has been named as South Dakota’s Deputy Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture.  Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch said yesterday that Trudy Wastweet has been appointed Deputy Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture.  Wastweet graduated from Lake Preston High School and...
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Governor Says This Year’s Buffalo Roundup to Bring New Schedule for Attendees

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This month brings the annual Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival to western South Dakota.  The 48th annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup will come on a different day on the calendar this year—a Friday.  Traditionally, the roundup was held on the last Monday of September each year, but it...
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Cowboy Life to be the Focus for Tonight’s Meeting of History and Heritage Book Club

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The local History and Heritage Book Club will focus on South Dakota’s western heritage at its September meeting-which will be held this evening in Fort Pierre.  The club will discuss the book “Dakota Cowboy” by Ike Blasingame during the free meeting tonight.  Michael Lewis, President of the South Dakota...
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