Weather Picture with Storm and Lightning

Weather Spotter Training Coming Up This Week in Pierre-In April in Mobridge and Miller

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Hughes/Stanley County Emergency Management will hold a class this week for all local weather spotters.  The Thursday evening meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. and will last for about two hours.  Hughes/Stanley County Emergency Manager Rob Fines says the training class will give weather watchers the knowledge and tools they...
Keep Reading »
Eagle Butte Explosion March 20, 2013 (Courtesy Photo)

Tribal Police Chief Says Investigation Into Eagle Butte Home Explosion Expected to be Complete Soon

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) A woman injured in a home explosion last week in Eagle Butte remains hospitalized in Bismarck, North Dakota.  A house on Eagle Butte’s Jefferson Street was destroyed in the explosion and fire on Wednesday afternoon.  Chad Olson who is the Chief of the Cheyenne River Tribal Police Department...
Keep Reading »
Capitol Rotunda (KGFX Photo)

SD Lawmakers Sustain Veto on Final Day of Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has successfully blocked a measure that would have increased a fee imposed to fund South Dakota’s inspection of commercial fertilizer. The fee increase would have financed research into fertilizer, but Daugaard vetoed it and called it an unneeded tax. An attempt to override the governor’s veto failed...
Keep Reading »
Pool Water

Rapid City Hotel Drowning of Parmelee Girl Likely Accidental

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The mother of an 8-year-old girl who drowned at a Rapid City hotel says the family was on a vacation that turned tragic. Authorities on Monday identified the victim of the Saturday morning drowning as Jasann Dubray, of Parmelee. They say in a statement that the preliminary investigation indicates...
Keep Reading »