Corn Shortage Idles 20 Ethanol Plants Nationwide

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The persistent drought is taking a toll on producers of ethanol, with corn becoming so scarce that nearly two dozen ethanol plants have been forced to halt production. The Renewable Fuels Association, an ethanol industry trade group, provided data to The Associated Press showing that 20 of the nation’s 211...
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Snow and Wintry Road Conditions

Interstates Closed Because of Wintry Conditions

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State officials have started closing interstates in South Dakota and North Dakota as blizzard conditions move through the states. Terry Woster with the South Dakota Department of Public Safety says Interstate 90 between Wall and Chamberlain. Interstate 29 has been closed from Watertown, S.D., to Fargo, N.D. Woster says falling...
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State Park Camping Reservation System New in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Department of Game, Fish and Parks is working on a new reservation system, as it prepares to take reservations for visitors planning camping trips to state parks and recreation areas.  State Parks and Recreation Director Doug Hofer says the new website is still a work in progress and...
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The Buffalo King Poster

The Buffalo King to be Shown Tomorrow in Pierre and Sunday in Philip

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings a public screening for an hour long historical documentary on former west river resident James “Scotty” Philip.  The film, called “The Buffalo King” will be shown at Pierre’s State 1-2-3 Theater tomorrow morning and in Philip at the Gem Theatre on Sunday evening.  The production was put...
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