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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Asian Carp Invade Rivers

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This could be a big year for Asian carp in South Dakota rivers, and that could be bad news for boaters and fishermen.

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Mosquito Season Is Here

In News

As summer heats up, the mosquito swarms will follow.

Washington DC

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Eight Meat Groups Sue USDA Over COOL Rewrite

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Eight meat groups from the United States and Canada led by the American Meat Institute have filed a lawsuit against…

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Area Farmers Taking Part In Trade Mission To Japan

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  Area farmers are in Japan as part of a U. S. Meat Export Federation trade mission to promote U.S.…

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Senate Ag Committee Holding Hearing On Smithfield Purchase

In Agriculture

The Senate Ag Committee will hold a hearing this afternoon looking at the recent purchase of Smithfield Foods by a…

CornDry

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Corn Growers President Wants Farm Bill Passed Split Or Not

In Agriculture

House Republican leaders have decided to drop food stamps from the farm bill and proceed with working for a vote…

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Rhoden Throws Hat Into Senate Race

In News

Former South Dakota legislative leader Larry Rhoden is planning to seek the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate.

Chicago

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Lt. Governor Headed To Chicago

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Iowa’s lieutenant governor will be in Chicago Sunday to launch an international effort to increase student participation in science, technology, engineering and math — the so-called “STEM” courses.

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Judge Misses Alternative Courts

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A judge on the Iowa Court of Appeals is lamenting the demise of three of the state’s specialty courts which have kept the drug-addicted and the mentally ill from repeatedly returning to prison.

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Correia Seeks Turnaround

In Sports

The Twins continue their four-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Tropicana Field.

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Thirteen States File Lawsuit Against EPA on Clean Water Rule

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Monday, Western States Attorneys General filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in North Dakota against the EPA and the…

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Senate Ag Committee AI Hearing Scheduled

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The Senate Ag Committee will be holding a hearing on avian influenza on July 7. It’s a response to the…

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Prime Time Gala Raises $173,000 for Feeding South Dakota

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Over the weekend the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation held their Prime Time Gala. More than 4,700 people attended the banquet…

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Conservation Districts Helps Establish Soil Health Plan

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A working group of 19 leaders met in Washington D.C. and last week released a set of recommendations on cover…

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Yankton And Vermillion Hold Joint Meeting

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The Yankton City Commission and the Vermillion City Council held a joint meeting last night in Yankton to talk about common issues, and expanded cooperation.