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Video captures alleged pig abuse

October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIPESTONE, Minn. — The Pipestone System has fired an employee following the release of a hidden-camera video by the group Mercy For Animals.

The footage, shot at Pipestone System’s Rosewood Farms in Pipestone, Minn., is narrated by Emmy-winnin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

5,000-sow operation set to open soon near Mount Vernon

May 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Noem: Controversial farm is good for state.
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LETTER: Arsenic toxic to health, environment

April 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

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Authorities seize 33 dogs from Faulk County home

April 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The woman likely will face charges of inhumane treatment of animals.
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Animal rabies up in SD for second straight year

April 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota animal rabies cases in 2012 were up for the second straight year, the state Department of Health said Wednesday.
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No signs of abuse in body of duct-taped dog along Cheyenne River

March 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Authorities say there are no signs of abuse in a dead dog that was found wrapped in duct tape and abandoned in western South Dakota.
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Dead dog found covered in duct tape in western SD

March 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Authorities in western South Dakota are investigating a case in which a dead dog was found covered in duct tape and abandoned.
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Animal cruelty will remain misdemeanor, South Dakota Senate committee decides

February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell woman testifies about her dog’s ears being cut off in favor of defeated bill.
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SD Senate panel rejects animal cruelty measure

February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A measure that sought to make aggravated cruelty to dogs, cats and horses a felony was rejected by a South Dakota legislative panel Tuesday after state officials and representatives of agricultural groups said it would have conflicted with existing laws that effectively combat animal abuse.
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SD Senate panel looks at animal cruelty measure

February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota lawmakers are taking a look at a measure that would make aggravated cruelty to dogs, cats and horses a felony.
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