The Royals added some outfield depth before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. They acquired 29-year-old outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Astros for minor league pitcher Kyle Smith. Injuries have limited Maxwell to 40 games this season, but he slugged 18 home runs in 315 at-bats for the Astros in 2012.
The almanac predicts a "super-cold" winter in two-thirds of the country.
South Dakota democrats this week called for subpoenas of state officials in connection with the EB-5 visa investigation.
The cool, fairly wet summer is causing concern for farmers across the region.
The four candidates for the US Senate in South Dakota met for the first debate of the campaign at Dakotafest.…