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Sunday, October 05, 2014

Union Center rancher, store owner and District 29 state Rep. Gary Cammack said few ranchers took the reports of a possible October 2013 blizzard seriously at first— that is, until forecasters upped snowfall projections and wind speeds into the near-epic category.

Beyond the sheer volume of snow that fell, the unbearable weight of the wet snow and the vast range of land that was blitzed by Winter Storm Atlas, perhaps the most surprising thing about the storm was that it arrived so early in the season and caught so many of us off guard.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

For South Dakota ranch families reeling from the physical and emotional stress of the Oct. 4 blizzard that killed tens of thousands of farm animals, even tougher days may lie ahead when they confront the financial consequences of the storm.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

As the snow began to whip up on Friday, Oct. 4, a young bride-to-be was having breakfast with her bridesmaids when her phone rang. Her salon called to cancel their nail appointments. Throughout the morning, her phone kept ringing, and one by one her weekend wedding plans unraveled.