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Richard Papousek, 60, of Quinn, says 110 cows and 88 calves died drifting away from the “wall of the Badlands” where they became disoriented and plummeted to their deaths. It took until Oct. 10 to discover all of the losses. Elsewhere he lost 86 bred heifers. (Mikkel Pates/Forum News Service)

Blizzard leaves, effects linger

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By Mikkel Pates

QUINN — Richard Papousek says the impact of the Oct. 4 blizzard on his cattle ranch in western South Dakota is still sinking in.


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