Historic Photo of Schlachter Lumber

Schlachter Lumber in Gettysburg Holds 125th Anniversary Celebration

GETTYSBURG, S.D. – (DRG News) Gettysburg’s Schlachter Lumber held it’s 125th anniversary celebration August 23, 2013.  The business invited area citizens to come enjoy free lunch and supper, visits with vendors, bounce houses for the kids, plus a band played at the American Legion Hall that evening.  The day before the celebration, there was...
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Chris Long and Mike Mullen of 200th Engineer Company (KGFX Photo)

200th to Hold “Dogs on the River” June 15!

Captain Chris Long and Sergeant First Class Mike Mullen were guests at KGFX Friday, June 14, 2013 as they talked about this weekend’s “Dogs on the River” event-which is being put on by the 200th Engineer Company. Take a few minutes on Father’s Day to bring Dad and the family down to the American Legion...
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Jessica Stange and Brad Curtis from Oahe Days at KGFX June 13, 2013

Oahe Days Organizers Promoting 2013 Event-June 21-23

Oahe Days organizers Jessica Stange and Brad Curtis stopped at KGFX Thursday, June 13 as the countdown toward the 2013 Oahe Days event continues. It’s June 21-23 and the schedule of activities is full of lots of fun activities. Check out the Oahe Days website at
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Amanda Stoeser, Lena Buschbom and Jennifer Kirkpatrick for Relay for Life June 7, 2013

Relay for Life of Hughes and Stanley County is Here!

Amanda Stoeser, Lena Buschbom and Jennifer Kirkpatrick were guests on KGFX this morning, June 7, to talk about the Relay for Life-getting underway this evening in Pierre at Hollister Field.  A survivor reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., the survivor lap starts at 6:00 p.m., a luminary ceremony is scheduled to...
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KOLY Building Photo June 7, 2013

KOLY Shows Upgrades at Open House

After undergoing several changes in the building and equipment in recent months, Thursday, June 6 brought an open house at KOLY in Mobridge. Construction to upgrade the KOLY-AM and Star 99 studios and other areas of the building began in February.  Now it is one of the most-if not the most-up to date radio...
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Brad Curtis (KGFX Photo)

Oahe Days 2013 Is Just a Few Weeks Away!

It won’t be long and Oahe Days will be here again for another year!  The 2013 Oahe Days will be June 21-23 and a full weekend of fun is planned.  Brad Curtis who is on the Oahe Days committee was a guest on KGFX June 6, 2013 and talked with Chuck Hanson about what’s...
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Faith Lutheran to Have Fundraising Car Wash June 7

If you need your vehicle washed, make a note that Faith Lutheran Church will be holding a fundraising car wash Friday, June 7 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Super Wash on the Truck Route in Pierre!  Assistant Pastor John Baumann and Morgan Deis stopped by the KGFX studios to talk about the...
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Connie Swanson and Nancy Haefner

Two Mobridge Women Walk for a Cure

Everyone is currently effected by Cancer.  Chances are you know someone that is being challenged with the disease right now.  Two Mobridge women are doing their part to try and find a cure.  Nancy Haefner and Connie Swanson are planning to participate in a three day event in Minneapolis Minnesota.  Haefner and Swanson will...
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Fort Pierre Fourth Parade 2012

Ft. Pierre Parade-Pierre Band Concert on Fourth

Central South Dakotans enjoyed the Fourth in style; as several communities held parades, picnics, and other events. Fort Pierre’s traditional Fourth celebration included the parade, rodeo and fireworks and Pierre’s Capital City Band played at Griffin Park.
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July 4 Grass Fire in Pierre

Grass Fires Started by Fireworks

A grass fire along a busy Pierre street July 4 was caused by fireworks and burned a small patch of grass. The Pierre Fire Department responded to the fire on Garfield Avenue-also known as the Truck Bypass on the afternoon of the Fourth. The fire was one of several in the days before and...
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