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Grain bins increasing across Dakota landscape

“This has been the grain bin year.” Frankie Rollins, who has built grain bins for the past six years with Hart Steel, said the company has been busier than normal in 2014, and that more and more bidding competition is emerging in southeastern South Dakota. “I hear of a lot of new crews starting up, so it sounds to me like this year has been the grain bin year,” he said. Read More »

Two Dakotas follow different paths on Medicaid expansion

INFOGRAPHIC: How does Obamacare affect your pocketbook?

The two Dakotas are similar in many respects, but at least for now have fallen on two different sides of this issue. With North Dakota enacting the Medicaid expansion, how will the two states fare differently if South Dakota does not expand Medicaid? Check out two infographics to see how Obamacare would affect you and your state. Read More »

Marshall County 4-H Project Benefits Local Theater

From left, Evan Ogren, Trey Jensen, James Erickson, Kade Larson, Alyssa Olson, Tate Jensen, Brent Ogren, Joshua Punt, Zachary Punt, Amber Ogren, Chase Larson, Ryan Punt, and Brian Anderson help with Langford’s recycling trailer. All of these kids, except Evan and Brian, are Dakota Kids 4-H Club members. Photo courtesy Dakota Kids 4-H Club

From left, Evan Ogren, Trey Jensen, James Erickson, Kade Larson, Alyssa Olson, Tate Jensen, Brent Ogren, Joshua Punt, Zachary Punt, Amber Ogren, Chase Larson, Ryan Punt, and Brian Anderson help with Langford’s recycling trailer. All of these kids, except Evan and Brian, are Dakota Kids 4-H Club members. Photo courtesy Dakota Kids 4-H Club   The paper recycling project in ... Read More »

COLUMN: Population pyramids show trouble ahead for Dakota counties

Population pyramids art

By Michael McCurry, South Dakota State Demographer   We’re all time travelers, traveling at the same speed-one hour per hour. We age at the same rate, and then look with surprise at an old person staring back from the mirror. Much of our region is, in a way, getting older as well. Because of the continued outmigration of young people, ... Read More »

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