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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

GPAC Names Best Of Week

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Laurel Zweiner of Hastings and Trae Bergh of Dakota Wesleyan are the basketball Players of the Week in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Wild Win In Shootout

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Nino Niederreiter scored the lone goal of the shootout in the fourth round as the Wild notched a 2-1 win over the Kings in Los Angeles.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Youth Tourney In Sioux Falls

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The Fifth Annual Pacesetter South Dakota Youth Basketball State Championships for grades 5-9 have been set in Sioux Falls for April 5-6.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Ag Secretary Says Congress Must Complete Farm Bill This Month

In Agriculture

Farm Bill principals are expected to release a framework for long term farm legislation this week. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

SDSU Specialist Says PED Virus Shows Up In South Dakota

In Agriculture

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus has killed thousands of adult and juvenile pigs since it first hit the United States in…

Tyson Larson

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Larson To Introduce Bills

In News

The Nebraska Unicameral starts its 2014 session tomorrow in Lincoln

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Food Bank Improving Facilities

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Feeding South Dakota, a nonprofit group that works to provide meals to thousands of families in the state is in the middle of a six million dollar capital improvement plan.

Piggy Bank

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Bankers To Propose Bills

In News

The South Dakota Legislature opens the 2014 session next week, and many groups are getting bills ready for introduction.

South Dakotan Now YFR Vice Chair

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Dow Asking USDA To De Regulate Enlist Seeds

In Agriculture

USDA is looking at full deregulation of Dow’s Enlist Seeds, which would be the first corn and soybeans developed with…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Illinois Economist Gives 2014 Corn And Soybean Outlook

In Agriculture

  Corn prices have dropped 40-percent from their highs in reaction to a record U.S. corn crop in 2013.  However,…

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Researchers Find PED Virus Could Become Airborne

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A new study suggests airborne transmission should be considered a potential route for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus. SDSU Extension Swine…

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No deaths linked to troubled VA hospital

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A probe into long waits for treatment at VA facilities in Phoenix did not find that the shoddy care caused patient deaths.

in Agriculture

Iowa Ag Water Alliance Formed

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Three Iowa agricultural groups, the Corn and Soybean Grower Associations and Pork Producers have formed the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance.…

in Agriculture

Minnesota Feedlot Study Looks At Fertilizer Value

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A study funded by a grant provided by the Minnesota Corn Grower’s Association is looking at how fertilizer value is…

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American fighting with ISIS killed in Syria

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An American suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants has been killed, U.S. officials say.