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New Mexico Man Died in Two Vehicle Crash in Mellette County Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A New Mexico man was killed in a two vehicle crash that occurred near White River last week.  The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the accident occurred Thursday, December 27 on U.S. Highway 83, about eight miles south of White River.  Authorities say that 53-year-old Kenneth Osborne...
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Judge Won’t Block Suit Against Nebraska Pipeline Law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Lancaster County district judge has refused to block a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nebraska’s new pipeline siting law. Judge Stephanie Stacy on Monday denied a state request to dismiss the lawsuit that was filed in May by three landowners along the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline....
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Companies Pay Fines for Improperly Labeling Fuel

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Two companies accused of selling improperly labeled fuel in South Dakota have agreed to pay the state nearly $80,000. State Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Monday that an agreement with Harms Oil of Brookings and M.G. Oil of Rapid City has been reached after a months-long investigation. Jackley says in...
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For Whiteclay Protesters, Blockade is Personal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Activists are preparing for a New Year’s Eve protest of beer sales in the Nebraska town of Whiteclay, and for many of them it’s personal. Two Native American groups are hosting the Monday night blockade to disrupt the flow of alcohol into South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Tribal leaders...
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