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May 31, 2020
Target closes several stores indefinitely, including 2 in Minnesota
4 hours 13 min ago
After unrest, some businesses will remain closed despite Monday’s reopen
5 hours 52 min ago
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Active COVID-19 cases reach 1,094 in South Dakota
13 hours 8 min ago
May 30, 2020
Feds extend Twin Metals prospecting permit; environmental groups push back
May 30, 2020 - 5:12pm
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Cattle feeders look for market fix
May 30, 2020 - 8:30am
Avera Health lab workers test for the coronavirus in this image submitted March 23, 2020. The Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based health system has the ability to process up to 200 tests a day. (Submitted/Avera Health)
Tale of 2 Dakotas: Why ND is a top COVID-19 tester and SD isn't
May 30, 2020 - 7:42am
May 29, 2020
A B-52 from the Minot Air Force Base flies over Sanford Medical Center Fargo as a salute to essential workers Monday, May 18.
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Sanford Health gets $71.9 million in federal COVID-19 bailout
May 29, 2020 - 4:46pm
Coronavirus tests will be processed at the Sanford Health laboratory in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the health system announced March 23, 2020. Previously, tests had to be sent to the state health department or commercial laboratories for processing. (Submitted/Sanford Health)
COVID-19 claims 5 in South Dakota, death toll rises to 59
May 29, 2020 - 12:41pm
A worker washes radishes at a farm in Hudson, New York on Monday, May 18. Angus Mordant / Bloomberg
Every worker has COVID-19 at one Tennessee farm on eve of produce harvest
May 29, 2020 - 12:25pm
May 28, 2020
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Direct payments for farmers will help but maybe not enough
May 28, 2020 - 2:46pm
May 27, 2020
A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service finds that healthy diets also benefit the environment. (Pixabay photo)
Healthier diets would make better use of resources, report says
May 27, 2020 - 6:00am
May 26, 2020
The food box program through the USDA will provide $5.5 million in funds to WG Provisions to buy live hogs, which President Darren Dies said he hopes will "mitigate some of the excess inventory" that exists currently. Noah Fish / Forum News Service
Millions in federal aid given to Midwest meat and dairy distributors
May 26, 2020 - 6:00am
Troy and Kristine Deberg of Watertown, S.D., have posted signs on their hay barn along U.S. Highway 212, warning consumers about the effects of packer control of livestock and the price of beef. Photo taken May 14, 2020, near Watertown, S.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Cattle feeders up against a wall
May 26, 2020 - 6:00am
May 25, 2020
Velofix owner Allan Watts explains a bike repair  while inside one of his mobile shops in Bloomington. The mobile bike repair service has seen a boom in demand after the coronavirus outbreak led to stay-at-home orders. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Pandemic has led to surge in business for bike shops
May 25, 2020 - 6:45pm
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Too early to buzz about threat of 'murder hornets' to North Dakota honeybees, experts say
May 25, 2020 - 7:00am