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‘It’s a supply and demand issue’: Price of corn less than half what it was 1 year ago

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — It’s been two years since a devastating drought withered crops in the U.S. and sent the price of corn skyrocketing.
Now, U.S. farmers, including those in South Dakota, are preparing to harvest what is expected to be a massive co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

How to sell South Dakota tourism: State homes in on advertising, social efforts

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Nearly 500 miles from South Dakota’s border, the Rushmore State was shown in prime position.
It was behind home plate at Major League Baseball stadium Miller Park in Milwaukee, as the Brewers took on their rivals, the Chicago Cu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Where do we go? Homeless tornado victims turn to campers, apartments, hunting lodges

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. — Only moments after a tornado ripped through her neighborhood, Alicia Roesler stood on the street in front of her home with her two young daughters close by and saw the devastation for the first time.
“I think I was jus…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakota governor praises progress after damaging tornado: $45,000 raised for victims; Daugaard seeks federal aid

June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. — Gov. Dennis Daugaard returned to Wessington Springs on Thursday to note the progress made in the tornado-stricken town and offer support for the town as it looks toward the future.
During a news conference inside the tow…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Suspect in S.D. armed robbery found in Dickinson

June 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

The suspect in a recent armed robbery in Watertown, S.D., was taken into custody Monday after Stark County Sheriff officers tracked him down at Patterson Lake.

Officers had received notification from Watertown officials that the suspect was believ…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Suspect in S.D. armed robbery found in Dickinson

June 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

The suspect in a recent armed robbery in Watertown, S.D., was taken into custody Monday after Stark County Sheriff officers tracked him down at Patterson Lake.

Officers had received notification from Watertown officials that the suspect was believ…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tornado rips through South Dakota city

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. — John Berens was taking pictures with his iPad when his wife yelled at him to get to the basement.
He saw a white car across the street get lifted 6 feet in the air, and he knew it was time to take cover.
“It was just …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Red Cross expects up to 10,000 Obama visit

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The American Red Cross plans to provide a first aid and hydration station during Friday’s visit by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama that’s expected to draw as many as 10,000 people to Cannon Ball on the Standing R…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Red Cross expects up to 10,000 Obama visit

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The American Red Cross plans to provide a first aid and hydration station during Friday’s visit by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama that’s expected to draw as many as 10,000 people to Cannon Ball on the Standing R…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD governor declares Jack Link’s Jerky Day

June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALPENA, S.D. — One of the region’s largest employers and its snack will be celebrated Thursday across South Dakota.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared Thursday to be “Jack Link’s Jerky Day” in South Dakota. The event coincides with the thir…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com