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Courtesy Photo by Collin Christman Cattle belonging to the Dan Christman and his family died over the weekend near Hettinger after getting trapped in the snowstorm that blanketed areas along the North Dakota and South Dakota border.

Determining losses: Cattle become casualties of snowstorm

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Last week's massive snowstorm along the North Dakota-South Dakota border turned deadly for a large, yet still unknown number of cattle, according to an Adams County rancher.


Dan Christman, who lives a few miles east of Hettinger, said he lost 20 black Angus cows and as many as two dozen calves when they wandered away from a pasture where they were being kept along the state border.

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