AP-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD
Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or email@example.com. Jim Nord is on the desk.
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AROUND THE STATE:
ABERDEEN, S.D. — It’s been a year since the Keystone pipeline leaked about 407,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, and while the issue has been mitigated, a final federal investigation report has yet to be released. SENT: 260 words.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Wireless providers are targeting more than 20 locations on public land in Sioux Falls as future 5G cell tower sites, according to City Hall. SENT: 250 words
AIR AMBULANCE CRASH
BISMARCK, N.D. — At least 39 North Dakota ambulance services plan to participate in a Monday procession as part of a memorial for three people killed in an air ambulance crash near Bismarck. Kelly Dollinger, president of the North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association, said the procession is also “bound to see” ambulances from other states such as Minnesota, Montana and South Dakota. SENT: 300 words.
EXCHANGE-HUNTING’S DARK SIDE
DALLAS, S.D. — Pheasant hunting season was once a homespun South Dakota tradition. But increasingly it is a commercial enterprise, one that comes with a dark side: sex trafficking and pop-up strip clubs that cater to hunters here for a good time. The hunting season’s dark side stands in stark contrast to South Dakota’s friendly, clean-cut image. It can be easy to overlook by small farm towns that increasingly rely on hosting a flood of rich pheasant hunters to offset losses from troubled agricultural markets. By Jeremy Fugleberg, Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 2821 words.
ARLINGTON, S.D. — Jonathan Lundgren preaches the benefits of regenerative ag whenever he gets a chance. Lundgren is a former USDA scientist who left the agency after he said supervisors tried to restrict his research on pesticides. Regenerative agriculture is the approach to farming built around four basic rules: Never till the soil; use cover crops so soil is never bare; grow a more diverse mix of plants and graze livestock on fields after harvest or before planting. The movement developed amid concerns that traditional farming is mining the soil, which leads to poor soil health, reduced biodiversity and overuse of insecticides on crops. By Dan Gunderson, Minnesota Public Radio News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1133 words.
RAPID CITY FIRE, INMATE DEATH-NEBRASKA
MADISON, Wis. — Minnesota plays Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium.
MINNEAPOLIS — The struggling Chicago Bulls visit the Minnesota Timberwolves and former coach Tom Thibodeau. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EST.
BKC--NORTH DAKOTA STATE-EAST TENNESSEE STATE
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — North Dakota State plays East Tennessee State at Freedom Hall Civic Center.
BKC--NORTH DAKOTA-UTAH VALLEY
OREM, Utah — North Dakota plays Utah Valley at UCCU Center.
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