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The latest version of the U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that nearly 25 percent of South Dakota -- the area in white -- is now drought-free. (Image courtesy of National Drought Mitigation Center)

Rains push quarter of SD out of drought

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Nearly 25 percent of South Dakota is no longer in a drought, a weekly drought report says.

Spring rainstorms have eased drought conditions across much of South Dakota, especially in the northeast part of the state where, in many areas, the drought has been eliminated altogether.


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