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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... Vermillion River Near Davis Vermillion River Near Wakonda James River At Huron James River Near Forestburg ...Read More.
Effective: April 23, 2019 at 8:34amExpires: April 24, 2019 at 12:34pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Disruptive passenger forced to reimburse Delta for emergency landing

iStock/Thinkstock(TULSA, Okla.) — Before causing a disruption on a flight, remember that there could be a hefty price to pay. Delta Air Lines passenger Bolutife Olorunda was screaming and acting erratically recently on a flight, at which point he was approached by a flight attendant, according to court documents. Olorunda verbally threatened the flight attendant …

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Trump administration misses court deadline to reunite separated children with their parents

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Tuesday missed its first court-ordered deadline to reunify families separated at the border as it rushes to confirm the identities of parents and match records of the disparate agencies involved. A San Diego federal judge had ordered the government to reunite all children under five years old by July …

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Heat Advisory issued July 11 at 6:57PM MDT until July 12 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THURSDAY… * TEMPERATURES…Temperatures in the upper 80s to mid 90s will persist into the mid evening hours, with heat index values between 90 and 100 degrees. Overnight low temperatures may only cool into the middle 70s, which will allow temperatures to quickly climb into the 90s …

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Bradley has moved on from debating dicamba volatility

Missouri’s leading weed scientist says his team’s focus has changed when it comes to dicamba damage. Dr. Kevin Bradley says his team has moved away from the question – Is there volatility in the dicamba herbicides? to What can we do about it? “We’ve got a good solid year worth of research under our belts of many …

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Judge allows glyphosate lawsuit to go to trial

A federal judge in northern California will let a class-action lawsuit go to trial against Monsanto even though he calls the evidence “shaky.” The plaintiffs claim Monsanto’s glyphosate product, RoundUp, causes cancer. Evidence was presented to the judge on behalf of hundreds of patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Monsanto also presented scientific experts who say there …

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Ag economist says tariffs will hurt pork producers

An ag economist with Purdue University says the U.S. pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses because of retaliatory tariffs from China and Mexico. “And those will be especially large in the last quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019,” he says. “We’re talking about the potential to …

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Cattle, hog futures close sharply lower on trade uncertainties

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures ended the day sharply lower as the US waits for what is likely to be another round of retaliatory tariffs from China after the administration announced it would implement an additional $200-billion worth of tariffs of Chinese goods.  Feeder cattle futures also closed sharply lower as the market …

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NAWG is asking Trump to protect farmers from trade retaliation

The head of the National Association of Wheat Growers says the group wants to see President Trump follow through on his promise to protect farmers from trade retaliations. Western Oklahoma farmer Jimmie Musick says instead farmers are facing market losses because of the recently implemented tariffs. “We hope President Trump is as good of a …

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China promises ‘firm and forceful’ measures in response to new U.S. tariffs

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — China promised to take “firm and forceful” measures Wednesday in response to the United States’ proposed levy of 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. The American announcement came Tuesday – days after the U.S. began adding 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods. “We will take firm and …

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Delaware family killed in alleged murder-suicide: ‘I never thought this would happen to them,’ friend says

WPVI-TV(DOVER, Del.) — Friends are shocked and devastated after a Delaware family, including three young children, died in what police say was a murder-suicide at their home. “I never thought this would happen to them,” Brianna Horney, a friend of slain wife and mother Julie Edwards, told ABC News Wednesday. Edwards, 41, and her 6-year-old …

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Trump: NATO allies should double their defense spending goals

Kayhan Ozer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump again blasted NATO allies on Wednesday for not spending enough on defense and asked them to increase their spending from two to four percent of their gross domestic product, or GDP. Trump doubled down on his demands during a closed-door meeting with leaders at the North Atlantic …

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Group smuggles pride ‘flag’ into Russia for the World Cup

Hidden Flag(MOSCOW) — Six people have come up with a creative way of smuggling the pride flag into Russia during the World Cup as a demonstration against the country’s restrictive laws on promoting LGBTQ rights. Since 2012, Russia has enforced an “anti-gay propaganda” law, forbidding the so-called promotion of the LGBTQ lifestyle to people under …

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John Kerry blasts President Trump’s NATO remarks

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of State John Kerry condemned President Donald Trump’s remarks at the NATO Summit Wednesday morning after the president bashed Germany saying the country is being “controlled” by Russia. “Germany is totally controlled by Russia,” Trump said during a breakfast with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Trump’s critique referred to the controversial …

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More losses connected to tariffs, weather

Soybeans were sharply lower on commercial and technical selling, with the November contract hitting a new nine year low. The U.S. has placed new tariffs on China and China will likely retaliate, at least in some form. While this round is not expected to directly impact agriculture, it’s a continuation of the trade war. All …

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Average weekly ethanol production drops

U.S. ethanol production declined last week, while stocks hit multi-month highs. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.033 million barrels a day, down 34,000 from the previous week, with some downtime because of Independence Day. That’s the lowest average since the week ending May 18th. The domestic supply was up 418,000 barrels to …

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MFU president says Pruitt resignation was long overdue

Minnesota Farmers Union president Gary Wertish says the resignation of Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator was long overdue. “The big thing was the Renewable Fuel Standard and how he was handing out hardship waivers to very large oil companies that were able to claim waivers.  One of those companies had $1.5 billion in profit last …

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Heat Advisory issued July 11 at 1:33PM MDT until July 12 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS

…HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THURSDAY… * TEMPERATURES…temperatures in the 90s will persist into the early evening hours, with heat index values between 100 and 105 degrees. Overnight low temperatures may only cool into the middle 70s, which will allow temperatures to quickly climb into the 90s again on Thursday. Heat …

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Hurricane Chris strengthens to Category 2; producing rough surf, rip currents

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Chris strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane with winds of 105 mph, making it the first Category 2 hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season. It might strengthen even more Wednesday afternoon and get close to Category 3 hurricane — marked by 111 mph sustained winds. Rough seas and rip currents are …

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Woman arrested for allegedly attacking 92-year-old man with a brick

KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — A 92-year-old man was brutally attacked by a woman with a brick while walking down a Los Angeles street on July 4, police said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said that a suspect in the attack, Laquisha Jones, 30, was arrested Tuesday in the incident. The victim was identified by police …

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Marius Laursen named Mitchell Assistant Fire Chief

The Mitchell Department of Public Safety has announced that Fire Marshall Marius Laursen will be promoted to Assistant Fire Chief effective July 15, 2018. Laursen will be filling this vacancy, recently created by the retirement of Paul Morris. Marius Laursen is a 21 year veteran of the Mitchell Fire Division and has served as the …

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