Women not paid equally in South Dakota
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:05:00 GMT
Census data comparing male and female pay in management positions reveals the 10 worst states recently, and South Dakota ranked 7th, while Wyoming came in at 2nd. "We moved back here and knew that we would, that I would take a pay cut," she said.
Frank Mankiewicz was press aide to RFK
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:24:15 GMT
Frank Mankiewicz, a writer and Democratic political strategist who was Sen. Robert Kennedy's press secretary, directed Sen. George McGovern's losing 1972 presidential campaign and for six years was the president of National Public Radio, died Thursday at a hospital in Washington. He was 90. The cause was heart failure, said Adam Clymer, a former New York Times reporter who is the spokesman for the family.
S. Dakota Cattle On Feed Up Six Percent From 2013
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:16:00 GMT
South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 190,000 cattle on feed on Oct. 1, up 6 percent from last year. The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during September totaled 50,000 head, up 16 percent from 2013.
2 Midwest butterflies win federal protections, but farmers wary
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:58:06 GMT
The federal government has added two Upper Midwest butterfly species to its list of threatened and endangered species, pleasing conservationists but worrying farm groups who say it could make it harder for their members to earn a living off the land. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday named the Dakota skipper as threatened and the Poweshiek skipperling as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
How do you get the old sheep to cozy up to you? You might try raising your voice in song
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:45:08 GMT
Reports DebK of Rosemount: "Here at St. Isidore Farm, the ranks of useless eaters have been augmented by the arrival of six elderly ewes culled from the flock of one of Taxman's longtime clients. "In a perhaps-futile effort to recover some of the cost of the vast quantities of hay the ewes will consume over the winter ahead, a lusty ram will be brought onto the place in a week or two.
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