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Lemmon Couple Offer $2,000 Reward For Info On Stolen Cattle

A Lemmon couple is offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever stole seven of their cows earlier this summer.

Authorities To Build Up Presence Before Oil Pipeline Ruling

North Dakota authorities are sending officers from across the state to the site of a protest in anticipation of a federal judge's ruling on a request by the Standing Rock Sioux to block construction of a four-state oil pipeline.

Daugaard Administration Proposes Plan To Boost Buffer Strips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration is proposing a measure to encourage people to install buffer strips between agricultural land and waterways.

Company Planning Large Wind Farm Pulls Permit Application

A Dell Rapids-based company planning a 36,000-acre wind farm in Bon Homme and Charles Mix counties has pulled its application for a state permit.

Calls To State's Poachers Hotline Result In 193 Arrests

Calls to a South Dakota hotline that takes reports of illegal hunting or fishing incidents resulted in almost 200 arrests during the fiscal year that ended in June.

Rain In Past Week Boosts Soil Moisture In South Dakota

Rain over the past week has boosted soil moisture in South Dakota.

South Dakota Cattle On Feed Up 5 Percent From Last Year

South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 220,000 cattle on feed on Aug. 1, up 5 percent from last year.

South Dakota Milk Production Up 6 Percent In July

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture says milk production in South Dakota during July was up 6 percent from the previous year.

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