Local

Black Friday To Arrive Early

Photo: clipart.com

Black Friday To Arrive Early

A number of national retail chains have decided to open their “Black Friday” sales earlier by starting on Thanksgiving. Some as early as 6am on that Thursday.

Those changes could trickle down to local retailers.

Shawn Lyons, Executive Director of the South Dakota Retailers Association says consumer demand is driving a lot of that.…

 

Lyons says it puts pressure on local, instate retailers……

 

Lyons says the calendar is also a factor, with Thanksgiving late in the month this year…

Recent Headlines

in Agriculture

Support Not Equitable for Ethanol

ethanol plant

An Iowa Renewable Fuel official says an oil pipeline being considered for the state is eligible for many more government…

in National

Making headlines this week

surf

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

in Agriculture

Labor Deal Protects Ag Exports

exports 2

Farmers in the northwestern cornbelt are relieved exports will continue to move through the Pacific Northwest. Pacific Northwest Longshoremen ratified…

in Agriculture

EPA Not “Enemy of Agriculture”

The Environmental Protection Agency is not an enemy of U.S. agriculture. That was the response from Region 7 EPA Administrator…

in Agriculture

Dairy Margin Protection Program Announced

Vilsack at AFBF

Producers can sign up for the farm bill’s new Dairy Margin Protection Program, starting September 2. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom…