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Pilot of Crashed Crop-Duster Out of Hospital

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The pilot of a crop-dusting airplane that crashed near Winner has been released from the hospital. Officials say Joe Schneller, of Winner, lost control of his plane Tuesday night as he was taking off. The Daily Republic newspaper reports that he was brought to a medical center in Winner to...
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USDA Funds Dakotas Schools to Educate Farmers on Farm Bill

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Two universities in the Dakotas are getting federal money to educate farmers and ranchers about the new farm bill. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says $3 million is being doled out to extension services nationwide for outreach and education on the new farm legislation. The money will fund meetings where producers...
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Planning Continues for 2014 Dakota Western Heritage Festival

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Organizers have been working to get ready for this fall’s Dakota Western Heritage Festival. The annual event returns to the Expo Center in Fort Pierre September 13 & 14. Festival co-chair Gary Heintz says volunteers began working on the event right after the 2013 festival wrapped up. Once...
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Sansarc Schoolhouse Spotlighted During Monday Open House

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An open house was held earlier this week at the Sansarc Schoolhouse-a former country school now located near the log cabin Visitor Center in Fort Pierre. It’s believed the school building, which served students in northwest Stanley County, was first put to use in the early 1900′s. The...
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