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Wednesday Brought the Midland Hometown Tour to the KGFX Airwaves

MIDLAND, S.D. – (DRG News) Did you catch yesterday’s KGFX Hometown Tour? Dorene Foster and Jeri Thomas took the Dakota Cruiser to Midland Wednesday for a visit with a number of community members there. The program originated from the Midland Fire Hall and Dorene spoke to several guests about Midland news, changes in the...
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APNewsBreak: BPI Sues ABC News for Defamation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Beef Products Inc. has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics dubbed “pink slime,” alleging the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe. The Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based company is seeking $1.2 billion in damages for roughly 200...
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Drought Stable in SD, Worsening in ND

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Drought conditions have changed little in South Dakota over the week but have worsened in North Dakota. South Dakota still remains harder-hit, with the U.S. Drought Monitor map showing 68 percent of the state in severe, extreme and exceptional drought. That’s down 1 percent from last week. The amount...
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Fire Crews Respond to Two Fires Near Wakpala and Rattle Snake Butte

MOBRDIGE, S.D. – (DRG News) With the dry weather and extreme winds, two fires started up along the railroad right of way near the Wakpala turn off and Rattle Snake Butte Tuesday. Steve Ipswich with BIA Fire said that McLaughlin, Mobridge, and BIA fire engines reported to the scene. Due to the location of...
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