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SD Man Asks State Supreme Court for New Trial in Kidnapping, Rape Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An attorney for a South Dakota man convicted of rape and kidnapping has asked the state Supreme Court to grant his client a new trial because he was not allowed to question one of the experts who analyzed DNA evidence used against him. Gabriel Medicine Eagle Jr. was convicted in...
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SDSU Extension Wants Precipitation Report Help

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – SDSU Extension is looking for South Dakotans to join a national network of volunteer precipitation observers to track rain, hail and snow across the state. State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network is looking for people who enjoy measuring precipitation and are willing to...
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SD Ag Department Holding Final Week of Forums

PRESHO, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is hosting its final week of forums focusing on the next generation of farmers and ranchers. The sessions titled “The Next Generation of Livestock Production” are scheduled for Tuesday evening in Presho, Wednesday in Winner and Thursday in Chamberlain. A forum was held in...
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USDA Helps Fund Rosebud Transfer Station Which Will Help Trash Handling

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – Officials say a new solid waste transfer station will improve trash collection for residents of the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in south-central South Dakota. The U.S. Agriculture Department provided loans and grants for the transfer station. USDA officials joined tribal officials recently for the station’s grand opening. Elsie Meeks, USDA...
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