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Kenneth Fuchs, of rural Marty, speaks last week about the drought while in Wagner. Though drought conditions have generally improved in South Dakota, there's a pocket in southeast South Dakota where conditions were especially bad last summer and the drought was still rated as severe as of last week. (Jordan Steffen/Republic)

Hope comes to pocket of drought in southeast

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AVON -- Cautious optimism -- that's the mood of farmers and ranchers in southern Bon Homme and Charles Mix counties after recent spring rains.


May and early June rains were heaviest in the northern parts of the counties, with lesser amounts falling in the southerly sections.

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