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Black Hills forest gets $1.5M for beetle battle

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CUSTER (AP) — Black Hills National Forest crews will use another $1.5 million in federal funding to try to get out ahead of the mountain pine beetle.

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Forest supervisor Craig Bobzien tells the Black Hills Pioneer the money will be used to thin the forest on the leading edge of the infestation.

The bugs have destroyed millions of trees.

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