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‘The factory burned down’: Economic losses from blizzard are catastrophic, but cattle prices at auction are high

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By Mikkel Pates

PHILIP, S.D. — Nobody knows how many cattle may have died because of the storm that gripped much of the western third of South Dakota for three days. They may never know.


The financial toll will be just as hard to gauge.

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