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SD Winter Wheat, Cattle and Sheep in Good Shape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s winter wheat crop and livestock herds appear to be in good shape as the winter progresses. The federal Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop report that 60 percent of the winter wheat crop is rated good to excellent, and only 16 percent is rated poor or...
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Mobridge Area Webelos to Receive Top Rank

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Trinity Lutheran Church Pack 65 will honor four Webelos Scouts with the highest rank in Cub Scouting at the packs annual Blue & Gold Banquet Tuesday, February 11th at the National Guard Armory. The dinner starts at 6 p.m with the ceremonies to follow. Webelos Scouts Michael Borah, Gabe...
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Native American Groups Ask DOJ for Child Welfare Probe

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Native American organizations are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in the private adoption and public child welfare systems. Tribal leaders delivered a letter Monday to DOJ Attorney General for Civil Rights Jocelyn Samuels demanding the investigation. The request...
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Groups: Meat Labeling Rules Could Start Trade War

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Meat and livestock groups upset that Congress opted in the new farm bill not to back off from mandatory country of origin labeling requirements are worried that the issue could start a trade war with Canada and Mexico. Previous labeling rules required only the country of origin to be...
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