Sunflower Field

Precipitation, Cooler Temps Help SD Farmers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Precipitation and cooler temperatures have brought some relief to South Dakota farmers, as many began cutting recently released CRP acres for hay this past week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that temperatures were below average over much of the state for...
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Oahe Dam Construction

Oahe Dam 50th Anniversary Commemoration Event Coming Up This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) What’s been in the planning stages in recent months is coming up this weekend—the Oahe Dam 50th Anniversary Commemoration Event. Friday and Saturday bring several activities that will mark 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was in Pierre to dedicate Oahe Dam–on August 17 of 1962. Friday morning,...
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Stop Light

Traffic Signal Repair to Result in One Lane Traffic at Two Pierre Intersections

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Drivers in Pierre will run into one-lane traffic at times tomorrow and Wednesday because of traffic signal repair. The work is being done by Lighting Maintenance of Rapid City. The company says the one-lane traffic will be found at times at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Elizabeth Street...
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Excavator Working at Central and Pleasant August 13, 2012

Road and Infrastructure Reconstruction Work Underway in Several Area Locations

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Roadwork and summer infrastructure reconstruction continues throughout the Pierre/Fort Pierre area this week. Some projects that motorists will note include: –The intersection of Central Avenue and Pleasant Drive is closed to traffic today. Crews are removing a storm catch basin and new watermain and a fire hydrant are being...
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