100 Years Ago

Sunday, July 13, 1919

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75 Years Ago

Thursday, July 13, 1944

• With the exception of rye and oats, Yankton county’s small grain crop is generally not going to amount to a great deal, according to reports coming from over the county. Cutting has started and will be in full swing by the first of next week.

• U.S. Sen. Chan Gurney and State Sen. M.P. Ohlman have returned to the city from Pierre where they attended the special session of the legislature.

50 Years Ago

Sunday, July 13, 1969

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25 Years Ago

Wednesday, July 13, 1994

• With state lawmakers refusing to raise the state sales tax to offset a projected loss of video-lottery revenues, Gov. Walter Dale Miller has indicated he will make the next move-initiating cuts of $47.3 million in state government, including 1,000 state jobs. The cuts affect a range of programs, including those in the Yankton area: public broadcasting and museums in Vermillion, the educational programs at the Springfield Correctional Facility; and programs dealing with agriculture, health care, education, tourism and Game, Fish and Parks.

• A $10,000 truck owned by U.S. West Communication was reported stolen at 8:04 a.m. Tuesday. According to Yankton Police reports, the truck, a 1990 Ford F150 pickup with a white top was taken sometime between 8:30 p.m. Monday and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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