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The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council and South Dakota State University are teaming up to bring speakers and activities to Dakotafest on Aug. 21 at Mitchell. The following events will be held at the SDSU Pavilion tent that day: 11 a.m. -- "A Turning Point for U.S. Agriculture," by Arlan Suderman, senior marketing analyst for Water Street Solutions. Noon -- SDSU ice cream social, entertainment by Uncle Roy and the Boys. 2 p.m. -- Town hall meeting featuring U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem. 3 p.m. -- Corn Utilization Council free sweet corn feed.
A Salem couple is one of six South Dakota farm families that will host the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership's Barnyard to Boatyard Conservation Exchange from Friday to Aug. 11 in Sioux Falls. Dawn and Patrick Scheier, of Scheier Farms near Salem, will participate in the event. The Scheiers, along with Dawn's brother-in-law, farm 3,000 acres in corn and beans.
Brian Patrick, Ph. D., assistant professor of biology at Dakota Wesleyan University, recently attended the American Arachnological Society annual meeting in Johnson City, Tenn., giving a presentation about a South Dakota spider survey. There were 119 arachnologists from all over the U.S. at Eastern Tennessee State University for the conference. Patrick gave a presentation, "South Dakota Spider Survey: Preliminary Findings of Field Sampling and Literature Review," co-authored by Kevin Pfeiffer, a Sioux Falls native who lives in Berlin, Germany.
Q. How will Craig Guymon's felony conviction for voting twice in an election impact his ability to sell insurance and operate his Guymon Agency insurance business? A. Guymon, 54, who co-owns an insurance agency, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge for voting twice in the June 4 Mitchell school board election -- first by absentee ballot early in the day and then later by normal ballot at the polling place. Absentee ballots were allowed until 3 p.m. on Election Day.
A look at news around the region, compiled from staff reports, press releases and information reported by weekly newspapers: Presho MAN INDICTED FOR CHILD PORN: A Presho man is charged with eight counts of manufacturing or distributing child pornography.
HURON — Can’t get enough fun in the sun this summer? LifeLight’s Huron concert promises an exciting outing for the whole family on Sunday. Doors open at 6 p.m., with...
The following area schools are rated in the top 5 percent in South Dakota based on the state’s new accountability system, which replaces No Child Left Behind: • Armour Elementary...
SALEM — An 8:49 a.m. Thursday accident between a semi and a car ended with a Salem woman being taken to a Sioux Falls hospital for treatment. Highway Patrol Sgt...
BROOKINGS -- Water is reused, reclaimed and recycled on MoDak Dairy Inc. near, Kranzburg. Owned and operated by brothers, Greg and Jim Moes, MoDak Dairy is a 2,000-cow operation. "We wonder sometimes if we don't wear out the water," said Greg Moes, during an interview with SDSU Extension. When water is introduced to the system, it is first used to cool the milk from about 100 degrees when it comes out of the cow, to about 50 degrees.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: More than $13 billion and 1,000 babies can be saved in the U.S.