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  • Outlook is for dry conditions in Northern Plains

    Drought conditions are likely for a good chunk of the Northern Plains this spring because this winter was relatively dry, and farmers gearing up for spring planting are keeping an eye on the sky.
  • New journal focuses on Midwest history

    New journal focuses on Midwest history
    Can Jon Lauck put the Midwest back on the map as a field of academic study? Lauck, a historian and former professor at South Dakota State University, made a persuasive case for Midwestern history, a once-thriving field, with his book "The Lost Region,"...

    A tip for American farmers: Grow hemp, make money

     A tip for American farmers: Grow hemp, make money
    After a 77-year break, hemp plants are growing in American soil again. Right now, in fact. If you hear farmers from South Carolina to Hawaii shouting "God bless America," the reason isn't because Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on...

    Dorothy Ruth Benthin Sommerville July 27, 1923-June 27, 2012

    Dorothy Ruth Benthin Sommerville passed away the evening of June 27, 2012, succumbing to cancer. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Benthin, Dorothy was born July 27, 1923, at Webster, South Dakota. She grew up in Hayti and Pierre, and graduated from...

    Tree trimmer fatally crushed by palm fronds in Hollywood

     
    Authorities believe a tree trimmer was killed Saturday when heavy palm fronds fell on him as he worked in Hollywood, authorities said. “Palm fronds like this have been known to weigh as much as half a ton,” said Los Angeles...