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SD Discovery Center Makes Changes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Discovery Center and Aquarium is now known as the South Dakota Discovery Center.  Center Director Kristie Maher says the three 150 gallon tanks that had been in place in the building since 1990 were removed a few days ago.  Maher says the Game, Fish and Parks...
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Cowboy Poetry Week Highlighted in SD by Governor, Dakota Western Heritage Festival Organizers and Others

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed this week as Cowboy Poetry Week in South Dakota.  The state designation is part of National Cowboy Poetry Week.  In the proclamation issued by the Governor’s office, Daugaard cites the preservation of cowboy poetry as an important historical documentation of the heritage of South...
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USDA Says Stormy Weather in SD Limits Spring Fieldwork

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Snow, freezing rain and cold weather has limited spring fieldwork in South Dakota over the past week. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the planting of crops is on hold. The report also says the spring storms have caused problems for ranchers in...
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Herseth Sandlin Might Decide Soon on US Senate Run

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin says she expects to decide soon whether to run for the South Dakota U.S. Senate seat now held by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson. The former Democratic congresswoman tells the Argus Leader newspaper that she’s seriously considering a run, and is being encouraged by both...
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