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NACD Renews Partnership With Bureau Of Land Management

The National Association of Conservation Districts and Bureau of Land Management have renewed their cooperative agreement that supports common goals…

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American Coalition For Ethanol Pleased McCarthy Confirmed As EPA Head

Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head up the Environmental Protection Agency.  American Coalition for…

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Nebraska Cattle Group Has Concerns With New EPA Chief

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has several concerns with the confirmation Thursday of Gina McCarthy as EPA administrator.   Cattlemen’s Director of Legal…

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NPPC Pleased With Start Of Transatlantic FTA Talks

United States and European negotiators this week wrapped up the first round of talks on the Trans Atlantic Free Trade…

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Monsanto Director Says Biotech Labeling Attacks Will Continue

The state by state push to legislate biotech food labeling will continue.  That’s according to Monsanto Government Affairs Director Michael…

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First Anthrax Case Reported In SD This Year

The South Dakota Animal Industry Board is reporting the state’s first case of anthrax this year.. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin…

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Valero Wants Renewable Fuel Standard Repealed

Valero Energy CEO Bill Klesse told the Senate Energy Committee this week that the Renewable Fuel Standard needs to be…

Ag Transportation Summit Set For July 30 And 31

The grain industry will be looking at the growing U.S. infrastructure issues at the Ag Transportation Summit at the end…

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Wind Farm Planned For Lincoln County South Dakota

l Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations in South Dakota have plans to start a new wind farm in…

Iowa Environmental Groups Complain Governor Interfering With Regulations

Iowa Sierra Club, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Environmental Integrity Project are unhappy that Iowa’s Governor and Lt Governor…

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SD Making Slow Progress Toward Medicaid Expansion

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Slow movement continues in the push to expand Medicaid in South Dakota.

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Short Bridge, Long Debate

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The Yankton County Commission this week approved replacement of a small culvert bridge over a tributary of the James River north east of Yankton.

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Mason City Iowa says “No” to New Hog Plant

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After a six-and-a-half-hour meeting, the city council in Mason City early Wednesday morning split its vote on the development agreement with Prestage Foods.

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Colette Abbott, Wife of USD President Jim Abbot Dies

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University Relations at the University of South Dakota has sent a release to students and staff announcing the death of Colette Abbott, wife of President Jim Abbott.

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State of SD May Face ADA Violations

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The US Justice Department has notified the State of South Dakota of possible violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act due to lack of community services.