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MichaelMyers

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Myers Seriously Considering Governor’s Race

In News

South Dakota may see an independent take a run at the Governor’s office next year….

CornDry

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Flash Drought This July

In News

Many are calling this dry spell in July that followed the wettest spring on record a “flash drought.”

HandShake

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Compromise Reached But Not Long Term

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A pitched fight between Democrats and Republicans in the U-S Senate has ended in compromise….

Money Coins

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Campaign Cash Being Raised

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A political watchdog group says many Nebraska state senators continue to raise campaign cash during the…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

American Coalition For Ethanol Pleased McCarthy Confirmed As EPA Head

In Agriculture

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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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Nebraska Cattle Group Has Concerns With New EPA Chief

In Agriculture

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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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

NPPC Pleased With Start Of Transatlantic FTA Talks

In Agriculture

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

CornPlant

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Monsanto Director Says Biotech Labeling Attacks Will Continue

In Agriculture

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

DairyCows

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

First Anthrax Case Reported In SD This Year

In Agriculture

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

RickWeiland

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

New Party Chair Needed for SD Democrats

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South Dakota democrats are looking for a new party chairman after former Chair….

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NCBA And Coalition Suing The EPA

Supreme Court

Today, a Coalition of 12 groups including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association filed a lawsuit against the EPA and the…

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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

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Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

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More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.

in Agriculture

New Biodiesel Facility in Yankton

Biodiesel Pump

The grand opening was held this week for a new biodiesel blending facility installed by Gerstner Oil in Yankton.

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Farmers Union Unhappy With USDA Beef Imports Decision

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Farmers Union leaders are expressing extreme disappointment with USDA’s decision to allow importation of fresh and chilled beef from regions of Brazil and Argentina.