Ryker Kreutzfeldt named new Mitchell Head Boys Basketball Coach

Ryker Kreutzfeldt has been hired as the Head Boys Basketball Coach for the Mitchell School District. Coach Kreutzfeldt is a Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University graduate and has been a member of the boys basketball staff for the past four seasons. “I am excited to announce the hiring of Ryker Kreutzfeldt as the …

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NCGA CEO says ag has transitioned from climate change skepticism

The CEO of the National Corn Growers Association says agriculture has transitioned from climate change skepticism to acceptance of conservation practices that can benefit farmers, ranchers and the planet. Jon Doggett, formerly with American Farm Bureau, says he was asked to be the Farm Bureau climate change lead after the Kyoto protocol was signed in …

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Michigan hops faring well

Michigan State University Extension’s hop educator says a dry start to the spring has led to a mostly disease-free season. “The hops look really, really nice.” Rob Sirrine tells Brownfield he expects an average to above-average production year and demand has fluctuated with consumer behavior during the pandemic. “Some of the growers that I’ve talked …

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Soybean gall midge an emerging invasive pest in Missouri

An emerging invasive pest in a few northwest Missouri Counties is expected to spread throughout soybean crops in the state. Kevin Rice, University of Missouri Extension field crop entomologist, tells Brownfield Ag News, “In the last few years we’ve had explosive growth in populations in our neighboring states and we’ve detected that species in Atchison …

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Soybean gall midge remains mostly a mystery for now

Soybean gall midge remains a bit of a mystery for farmers trying to manage it. But University of Minnesota Integrated Pest Management specialist Bruce Potter says despite challenges maintaining lab colonies, some control methods are emerging. “We’re working on insecticides (and) it looks like there are some promising options. And we’re working on resistant soybeans, …

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Cattle futures higher at midweek

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were higher, supported by boxed beef prices and some weakness in corn.  August live cattle closed $.27 higher at $120.05 and October live cattle closed $.55 higher at $125.25.  August feeder cattle closed $1.25 higher at $156.77 and September feeder cattle closed $1.52 higher at $159.30.  …

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‘Giannis and this Bucks team were relentless and they never gave up’ — Yaron Weitzman reacts to Game 6 of the NBA Finals

Yaron Weitzman reacts to Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Yaron shares his thoughts on where this Milwaukee Bucks team gets their toughness from. ‘It mirrors their leader Giannis Antetokounmpo.’

“Giannis is the best player in the world” — Emmanuel Acho on the Bucks winning the NBA Championship I SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Marcellus Wiley and Emmanuel Acho sit down to discuss whether Giannis Antetokounmpo is the best player in the world after his dominant 50-point performance in the Milwaukee Bucks’ Game 6 win over the Phoenix Suns.

Prosecutor’s office reviewing car crash case involving former Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid

ABC NewsBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — The three-car crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid that injured two children, including one critically, is being reviewed by the local prosecutor’s office. Police handed over the investigation to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office in “recent days,” the office confirmed to …

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Scoreboard roundup — 4/10/21

iStockBY: ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s games:    ——    INTERLEAGUE  Final  San Diego   3  Texas   0    ——    AMERICAN LEAGUE  Final  Tampa Bay    10  N.Y. Yankees   5  Final  Cleveland     4  Detroit        1  Final  L.A. Angels   7  Toronto  …

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Mount Vernon Baseball Association awarded matching grant for improvements to ballpark

The Mount Vernon Baseball Association has been awarded an $8,500 matching grant by the Twins Community Fund for permanent improvements to the Mount Vernon City Ballpark. Improvements during the first phase will include new, in-ground dugouts and a concrete backstop. Future phases will include adding an irrigated grass field and potentially turfing areas of the …

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Indigenous children’s remains turned over from Army cemetery

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — The disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania were headed home to Rosebud Sioux tribal lands in South Dakota on Wednesday after a ceremony returning them to relatives. The handoff at a graveyard on the grounds of the …

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Police: NFL’s Richard Sherman tried to break in at in-laws’

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman was arrested Wednesday after authorities said he crashed his SUV in a suburban Seattle construction zone, tried to break in to his in-laws’ home and then fought with officers, who used a police dog to apprehend him. Sherman was booked into jail …

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Middleton sends Bucks past Suns to tie NBA Finals at 2-2

                                                  MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton is an All-Star with unwavering confidence in his shot, always believing that no matter how poorly he starts that he can turn things around. “Khris …

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South Dakota struggles to provide rural broadband access

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — As federal officials debate investing billions of dollars in broadband access, South Dakota is planning to invest $100 million as it struggles to extend reliable internet service to every corner of the state. Data reported by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader on Monday suggests that many South Dakota schoolchildren and adults who …

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COVID-19, other diseases caused historic South Dakota deaths

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic pushed South Dakota’s death rate to hit historic levels last year, according to a report from the state Department of Health. The provisional report also found deaths from diabetes, liver diseases and unintentional injuries reached their highest levels in a decade. As the pandemic disrupted health care, doctors worried that …

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Noem suspends 2 prison heads following harassment complaint

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem late Tuesday suspended her cabinet secretary overseeing state prisons and the warden of the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls, following an anonymous complaint that alleged supervising corrections officers regularly sexually harassed their fellow employees, employee morale is low and promotions are plagued by nepotism. The …

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