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National Corn Growers Defending RFS And Pushing For Farm Bill

National Corn Grower members are in Washington DC this week for their Corn Congress. President Pam Johnson says their top…

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RFA Vice President Disputes Blend Wall Arguement

The American Petroleum Institute is putting pressure on federal officials to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. API is saying the…

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Sioux Falls Doctor Enters South Dakota US Senate Race

Dr. Annette Bosworth has declared her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate.  She made the announcement…

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Transportation Official Hoping For Conference On Water Development Bill

Soy Transportation Coalition officials are hoping House Senate conferees will get going on putting together water development legislation. Most of…

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NCBA Opposing EPA Nominee Gina McCarthy

A battle is brewing over the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency.  Missouri Senator Roy Blount…

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Senate Ag Chair Wants House To Send Farm Bill Over

  Monday, Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow says her chamber is ready to get moving on conferencing a farm bill.…

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Land Stewardship Group Wants More Funding For Conservation

Land Stewardship Project members want the House Senate conference committee to restore at least some of the funding for the…

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Minnesota Turkey Group Wants RFS Adjusted

A fight is looming in Washington DC this year between proponents and opponents of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Wyoming Senator…

Minnesota Congressman Concerned With Conference On Farm Bill

One of the questions for Conference Committee members will be how to meld the House’s farm only bill with the…

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Area Farmers Tour Japanese Tsunami Areas

Area farmers were in Japan last week on a trade mission and to tour the Tsunami hit areas they supported…

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Weekend Safe Driving Campaign Kicks Off Friday

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South Dakota Highway Patrol officers will be joined by local law enforcement to reduce the number of deaths along Interstate 90.

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Nebraska Seeking Assistance from SBA

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Governor Dave Heineman has sent a request to the Small Business Administration for assistance to help home and business owners recover.

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Office of School and Public Lands Sees Increased Revenues

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Deputy Commissioner, Ryan Brunner, says the office was able to return more money to South Dakota's public schools.

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Lawsuit Against President Supported by South Dakota Representative

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Congresswoman Kristi Noem supports a move to sue the President.

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Eastern Iowa Leading Lottery Sales

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The majority of the top selling lottery locations in Iowa are based in the eastern half of the state in particular retail outlets.