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Missouri River Basin

Missouri News

Possibility of 2 Missouri River ports explored

December 9, 2017: News Tribune (full link below) Possibility of 2 Missouri River ports explored Two may be better than one. That was the feeling expressed by local government leaders Friday after a conference call with a consulting group that studied the feasibility of a multimodal port on the Missouri River. Cambridge Systematics Inc. of…
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Spurred by Drought, 2 Big SD Farm Co-Ops Vote to Merge After Nixing Idea in 2015

Two years after they narrowly rejected the idea of merging, farmer members the South Dakota Wheat Growers cooperative based in Aberdeen and North Central Farmers Elevator co-op headquartered 30 miles west in Ipswich gave a resounding ‘yes’ to the idea. A several-year droop in the farm economy and the 2017 drought across the Dakotas spurred…
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