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South Dakota State Vet Advises Producers Be Cautious On Carcass Disposal

Western South Dakota ranchers who are busy disposing of dead animals need to make sure and keep themselves safe during…


Livestock Drop Points Opened In Pennington County South Dakota

Livestock drop points have opened in Pennington County, South Dakota to help producers who lost animals from the early October…

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South Dakota Congresswoman Named As House Farm Bill Conferee

House Speaker John Boehner has named conferees to work on the farm bill with the Senate.  South Dakota Representative Kristi…

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South Dakota Rancher’s Relief Fund Picks Up Over $ 24,000

The South Dakota Ranchers Relief Fund, an effort by the Cattlemen’s Association, Stock Growers and Sheep Growers is off to…


Nebraska Cattle Death Losses Approach 3,000

Cattle producers in the three most northwestern counties of Nebraska are digging out from the early October blizzard that caused…

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Iowa Corn Growers President Defends Bio Tech Crops

In conjunction with World Food Prize week which takes place Wednesday through Friday in Iowa, a panel discussion on GMO…

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South Dakota Representative Asks For Help For Livestock Losses

Thursday, South Dakota Representative Kristi Noem spoke on the House floor about the devastation created by last weekend’s blizzard that…

South Dakota Ag Secretary Looks At Livestock Losses Caused By Blizzard

  Yesterday South Dakota Governor Dennis Duagaard, Senator John Thune and State Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch toured areas of the…

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Farm Bureau Opposes Tying Crop Insurance To Conservation Compliance

The American Farm Bureau Federation Board has voted to oppose conservation compliance being tied to crop insurance. Board member and…

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Environmental Working Group Wants Crop Insurance Tied To Conservation

  The Environmental Working Group is disappointed but not surprised at the decision by the American Farm Bureau to oppose…

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer; Russia Can’t Dictate US Military Moves

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says the United States can’t afford to sit back and allow Russia to continue military strikes in Syria.

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Firefighters Respond To Early Morning Fire

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Yankton Firefighters were called out this morning to a fire at Baldwin Filters, just northeast of the city.

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SOS’s Office Working Through Backlog


Besides handling all of the election duties, the South Dakota Secretary of State’s office is the location for most business filings in the state, from incorporations to loan and mortgage filings.

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Road Assessment Approved

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The Yankton City Commission approved a special road assessment at their meeting last night that will lead to major improvements on north Douglas Avenue.

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Future Of Football Field Studied


The Yankton School Board at their meeting last night heard results of a public survey on the future of the Crane-Youngworth football field.