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SD Officials Urge Steps to Prevent West Nile

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Health Department officials say it’s time for people to start using insect repellent and take other steps to avoid being infected by the West Nile virus. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says West Nile virus can be serious and even fatal, but people can reduce the risk by taking...
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KGFX Hometown Tour Series Kicks Off 7th Year with a Stop June 12 in Philip!

PHILIP, S.D. – (DRG News) KGFX will soon begin what will be the 7th year of the KGFX Hometown Tour series.  We’ll kick off this year’s schedule on Wednesday, June 12 with a trip to Philip.  Join KGFX”s Skipper T and Jeri Thomas for an hour-long program based in the courtyard at Philip Health...
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Monday’s South Dakota Perspective to Feature Governor Daugaard and State Fair Manager

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The June broadcast of the monthly program “South Dakota Perspective” is coming up Monday, June 10.  Join Mark Swartzell and Jeri Thomas as they talk with South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard between 2:05 and 2:30, followed by a visit from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. with State Fair Manager Jerome...
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Temporary Support in Place for Segment of Basement Wall at Avera Oahe Manor in Gettysburg

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Work is underway to develop a permanent fix for a section of basement wall that collapsed recently under Avera Oahe Manor in Gettysburg.  The collapse was not located near resident rooms.  A press release from Avera says that four residents with living quarters close to where the basement wall...
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