Parts of the Dakotas in For Early Spring Snowstorm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An early spring snowstorm is in store for parts of the Dakotas early this week. The National Weather Service has posted various advisories and warnings in the two states. Forecasters expect the heaviest snow in South Dakota, with a foot or more falling in some areas by Wednesday morning,...
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Forest Service Officials Say Dakotas Fire 100 Percent Contained

LEMMON, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Forest Service officials say a fire that blackened more than 16 square miles of Dakotas grassland has been fully contained. The fire on the Grand River Ranger District of the Dakota Prairie Grassland spread Wednesday after a 130-acre prescribed burn by the Forest Service escaped containment southeast of Hettinger,...
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Conservative SD Republicans Cool on Rounds

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Some conservative South Dakota Republicans are reluctant to support former Gov. Mike Rounds’ bid for the U.S. Senate because he refuses to pledge never to raise taxes. State Rep. Manny Steele of Sioux Falls says a lot of people are also discouraged by Rounds’ record as governor. Mike Mueller,...
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Forest Service Apologizes for Dakotas Fire

HETTINGER, N.D. (AP) – A U.S. Forest Service official has apologized for a fire that burned more than 16 square miles of Dakotas grassland. At meeting in Hettinger, N.D., on Saturday, Grand River District Ranger Paul Hancock told nearly 100 farmers and ranchers that the Forest Service regrets that the planned 130-acre prescribed burn...
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