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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota historian’s latest book indicates the Midwest has largely disappeared as a topic of historical study.

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Jon Lauck grew up on a farm near Madison and now is an adviser to Sen. John Thune.

His book “The Lost Region” suggests the Midwest is important to American history and there was a time when it was studied extensively.

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