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The federal law requiring the country of origin to be stated on consumer labels for meat should not be repealed as part of a new farm bill, said Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D. Johnson fought for years to make country-of-origin labeling the law, and on Wednesday he said he is dismayed that the U.S.
By Jean Patrick Republic Book Columnist Bomb’s Breath is nothing to mess with. If you take even one breath of it, you’ll die. Yet Hope’s town of Cook, Neb., is surrounded by this invisible air. It’s leftover from the green bombs of World War III. “Skyjumpers,” by Peggy Eddleman, is about 12-year-old Hope, a girl who takes risks. In fact, she jumps off cliffs — through pockets of Bomb’s Breath — because she loves the feeling of being temporarily held by the pressurized air. Too bad her town doesn’t value her risktaking ability.
Website roll-out ‘disastrous’ and insurance cancellations ‘devastating,’ senator says.
YANKTON (AP) — Officials say inmates in two state prison facilities have grown more than 21 tons of fresh produce that was donated this year to community organizations in southeastern South Dakota. Inmates harvested more than 43,000 pounds of beets, carrots, cucumbers, kohlrabi, okra, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, rutabagas, squash, tomatoes, watermelons and zucchini this year. Inmates in the horticulture program at Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield start growing tomatoes and peppers before the plants are transferred to a garden at the Yankton Minimum Unit at the state Human Service
The tea party’s stand against Obamacare might be in cease-fire mode on Capitol Hill, but in South Dakota a tea party group has launched a TV ad with the message that the president’s health-care reform law will turn America into the Soviet Union. One veteran political observer calls the ad so over-the-top that it’s destined for the satirical political cable-television show “The Colbert Report.”
A girl, Layna Claire Rients, was born on Sept. 17, 2013, to Heidi and Chad Rients, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. She joins siblings Jayli, Rylan and Kalan. Grandparents are Mike and Elaine Ahlers, Worthington, Minn.; and Otis and Marilyn Rients, Sioux Falls.
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By Sue Tilbert Ethan correspondent The Parkston-Ethan girls’ cross country team won the Region III Cross Country meet in Lennox on Oct. 17. Representing Ethan at the meet were Jessica Endres, Mollie Miiller and Patience Neshem. These three girls, along with Coach Eric Aisenbrey and the rest of the team will travel to Rapid City this weekend to compete in the state cross country meet. Upcoming Events: Today : Volleyball vs. Avon at Avon. JV/JH football vs.
The lone Democrat in South Dakota’s 2014 U.S.
SD rep authored livestock disaster portion of bill passed by House.