Dry Soil

Drought’s Grip Unrelenting Across Midwest

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The worst U.S. drought in decades continues its iron-fisted grip across much of the nation’s key farming states, though some relief could come from the first major snowstorm of the season trekking eastward across the Midwest. Thursday’s weekly U.S. Drought Monitor update shows that roughly 62 percent of the continental...
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SD Farmers and Ranchers Soon Being Asked to Fill Out 2012 Census of Agriculture

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Farmers and Ranchers will soon be asked to take the time to fill out the 2012 Census of Agriculture.  The Census is conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service and is a count of all U.S.farms, ranches and their...
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Pierre Police Chief Talks About Assistance Offered by Crisis Team Following Tuesday Shooting—Court Records Detail What Investigators Found at Home Where Shooting Occurred

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A group made up of representatives from various entities has been meeting to lay out ways to help local citizens or students who need someone to talk to-since a Tuesday night shooting in Pierre. A 16-year-old Pierre boy-Dalton Williams of Pierre-died after the shooting and another 16-year-old was taken...
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Leola Man Given Five Years in Prison for January Stabbing in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Leola man was sentenced yesterday to spend five years in the state penitentiary for his guilty pleas to Attempted Aggravated Assault and DUI-1st.  22-year-old Eric Grabowska was indicted earlier this year on alternate counts of Aggravated Assault; along with Possession of Marijuana (Less Than Two Ounces), DUI-1st and...
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