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USDA Says SD Winter Wheat Harvest Passes Halfway Point

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The winter wheat harvest in South Dakota has surpassed the halfway point. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 55 percent of the crop is in the bin. That’s ahead of 48 percent at the same time last year but well behind the long-term average of...
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Standard & Poor’s Gives SD Positive Outlook

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has changed its outlook on South Dakota’s credit rating for the better. Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Monday said the independent credit ratings firm revised its outlook from “stable” to “positive” on South Dakota’s AA+ rating. S&P cites the state’s fully-funded pension program among the reasons...
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SD Gets More Than $1M for Home Visiting Program

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota has been awarded more than $1 million to expand a federal program that provides home health care visits to improve maternal and child health. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced the funding for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. Under the...
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Judge Allows Bosworth’s Attorney to Withdraw

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Hughes County judge has approved a motion by the attorney of former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth allowing him to withdraw from his client’s case. Bosworth is charged with six counts each of perjury and filing false documents, which carry a maximum punishment of 24 years in prison and...
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