SD Farmers Plant Largest Soybean Crop on Record

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers planted a record soybean crop this year, mirroring a national trend. The Agriculture Department estimates 4.95 million soybean acres in the state, up 8 percent from last year. Nationally, soybean acreage is up 11 percent over the year to a record 84.8 million acres. The increase...
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Pierre Man Selected for SD Transportation Hall

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A highway engineer from Pierre has been selected for induction into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor for 2014. Tim Bjorneberg spent 31 years with the South Dakota Department of Transportation, beginning his career in a field office in Yankton in 1980. He held various positions in Pierre including...
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South Dakota Youth Recruits Trained Last Week at Trooper Academy in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 19 South Dakota teens were trained last week with the Highway Patrol at the Youth Trooper Academy in Pierre. The young adults were chosen from 60 applicants. The academy is for teens who have finished their junior or senior year of High School and this was the third year...
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Shirley Raue Memorial Bench June 29, 2014

Bench Unveiling & Carnival Held to Remember Longtime Pierre Resident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Families enjoyed a Sunday afternoon of fun at Pierre’s LaBarge Park as part of a day organized to remember a former Pierre resident who brought joy to many. Longtime daycare provider Shirley Raue passed away last December. She cared for hundreds of local youngsters through her childcare business. She...
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