Money Sign

Funds for SD Ranchers Immediate Needs Now Available

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) The organizations coordinating the South Dakota Rancher Relief Fund are now announcing that money is available to meet the immediate needs of ranchers impacted by the blizzard that hit western South Dakota earlier this month.  To request assistance, livestock producers can call 2-1-1 or 1-877-708-4357.  Lisa Adler of...
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Paws Animal Rescue

Paws Holds Open House at New Northeast Pierre Shelter

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Volunteers with a local animal rescue organization organized a special day Saturday as an open house was held at the new shelter location for Paws Animal Rescue in Pierre.  It was just over a year ago that ground was broken for the new building, located behind Walmart in northeast...
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Senator Tim Johnson (KGFX Photo)

Johnson, USDA Official to Take Input on Blizzard

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Sen. Tim Johnson and an official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture will hear from ranchers who lost livestock in the early fall blizzard. Johnson and Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services Michael Scuse will be at the South Dakota Stockgrowers Office in Rapid City at 2 p.m....
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US Supreme Court

SD Joins Other States in Opposing Health Mandate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota and 17 other states are supporting a First Amendment challenge of the new federal health care law before the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorney General Marty Jackley says the states are part of a “friend of the court” brief challenging a Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision. That ruling...
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