Common Sunflower Disease Found in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Sunflower Association says a common sunflower disease has been found in fields across the Dakotas after a wet planting season. The group says downy mildew was been found in about two-thirds of fields surveyed over the last two weeks in North Dakota and South Dakota. About 70 fields...
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Former South Dakotan Expected to be Spotlighted on TV Crime Show Sunday Night

A Texas man who was originally from the Pierre/Fort Pierre area is expected to be featured in a segment on a national TV crime show this weekend. In May, the U.S. Marshals Service added convicted sex offender and escapee Kevin Patrick Stoeser to its 15 Most Wanted fugitive list. The list is the Marshals...
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SDGF&P Conservation Officers Stress Boating Safety

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) As central South Dakotans enjoy their time outdoors this summer, Game, Fish and Parks officials remind people to be safe on local waterways. Sully County Conservation Officer Andy Schmahl says the G F & P patrols the river during the busy summer months-and is mostly concerned with making sure...
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Susan Wismer (Photo Courtesy of SD LRC Website)

Medicaid Expansion Big Issue for SD Gubernatorial Candidate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Democratic governor candidate Susan Wismer hopes Medicaid expansion will be a winning issue in her battle to unseat Gov. Dennis Daugaard. The Argus Leader reports that Wismer is campaigning across the state in favor of covering tens of thousands of low-income South Dakotans in an expanded Medicaid program. She...
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