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Doug Malo, professor of plant science at South Dakota State University, shows the different soil levels and salt types in the soil Tuesday afternoon during the Saline and Sodic Soil Management Workshop and Field Tour south of White Lake. The workshop was put on by SDSU Extension, the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council and the Natural Resources Conservation Service to discuss the different salt types in the soil and potential management options for agriculture producers, according to Jesse Johnson, information director with the corn utilization council. (Sean Ryan/Republic)
South Dakota Highway Patrol and Kimball emergency personnel respond to a vehicle rollover accident at 4:39 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 90 at mile marker 291 near Kimball. Highway Patrol Sgt. Robert Mayer said Yvonne Rasmussen, of Machesney Park, Ill., was driving a 2008 Chevy Silverado pickup pulling a utility trailer eastbound on I-90. A gust of wind caught the trailer, causing the pickup to go into the median, where it then rolled. Mayer said there were two people in the vehicle and both were wearing seat belts. They were checked by medical personnel at the scene.
PARKSTON-- A motorcycle driver was airlifted by helicopter to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls Sunday with life threatening injuries after a collision with a car on S.D. Highway 44 three miles east of Parkston. Gary Bensley, 57, of Elkhart, Iowa, driving his 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle around 3:30 p.m.
Multiple severe thunderstorms formed and produced large size hail over Brule, Aurora and Charles Mix counties Saturday night. The entire storm event started southwest of Stickney at around 7:36 p.m. before moving southeast and ending at 9:30 p.m.