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Local Youngsters Honored as Part of Fort Pierre Women of the Moose Essay Contest

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two local youngsters were honored Tuesday by Fort Pierre’s Women of the Moose as the winners of a first time essay contest.  The theme for the contest was “My Family is Best Because…”    Students were asked to write a 150 word message and include a hand drawn picture...
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Kim Paxton Wins DRG’s Countdown to Christmas Contest

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Congratulations to Kim Paxton of Pierre! She was the winner of the Dakota Radio group’s Countdown to Christmas contest. Listeners who registered at one of the contest sponsor locations had the chance to win daily prizes-starting December 3-and the daily winners qualified for the chance to win the grand...
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Lower Brule Woman Given 35 Year Prison Term for Pleading Guilty to Five Counts of Vehicular Homicide

A Lower Brule woman was sentenced to 35 years in the South Dakota Women’s Prison yesterday for her guilty pleas to five counts of Vehicular Homicide.  19-year-old Tessa J. Crane appeared in court in Kennebec yesterday and was given ten year sentences for each count-with the counts to be served consecutively.  Three years have...
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Firefighters Work Over Three Hours to Put Out Fire that Started in Blunt Garage

BLUNT, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire in a Blunt garage destroyed the structure and burned a small area of a nearby home.  Jerry Yeager of the Blunt Volunteer Fire Department says firefighters were contacted by someone passing by the residence at 311 North Bluff Street-where flames were already burning in the garage.  Three...
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