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Milk Production for June Up 5 Percent Over 2013

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota increased its milk production in June. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says milk production in the state totaled 177 million pounds, a 5 percent increase over June 2013. The average number of milk cows in June was 97,000. Milk production...
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Authorities Say Body of Rape Victim Found One Month After Report

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Investigators say the body of a woman who was raped and murdered on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation was not discovered until a month after a drunk and agitated witness told police she was lying in tall grass west of Fort Yates. Twenty-nine-year-old Lance Summers, of Fort Yates, has pleaded...
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Pressler: Memorial at Wounded Knee Needed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler says if he’s elected he’ll push for a American Indian “holocaust memorial” museum at Wounded Knee. Pressler says he got the idea from journalist and Oglala Lakota Tribe member Tim Giago. Pressler says the museum would need funding from the federal and state...
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More South Dakota Statehood Celebrations Planned

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – More activities are planned across South Dakota to mark its 125th year of statehood. Madison will host an All-School Reunion and Prairie Music Festival July 26 for everyone who has attended or currently attends an area school. The annual Carthage Straw Bale Festival on Aug. 2-3 will feature a parade...
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