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UPCOMING TODAY:

RURAL POPULATIONS

DE SMET, S.D. — De Smet and 164 other rural communities in South Dakota had either flat or flagging populations between 2010 and 2017, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. A South Dakota State University researcher says the patterns in the state match with what she's seen happen across the country. UPCOMING: 400 words.

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