SD Panel Recommends Restrictions on Young Drivers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A task force on teen driving safety is recommending that the South Dakota Legislature prohibit young drivers from using cell phones while behind the wheel. The panel also is recommending that young drivers with learners’ permits wait a little longer to get licenses that let them drive alone. Another recommendation...
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Park Rumbles During Annual SD Buffalo Roundup

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) – Nearly 1,000 bison stampeded across South Dakota’s prairie land before being corralled into pens during Custer State Park’s 47th annual Buffalo Roundup. Thousands of spectators watched today as 60 cowboys and cowgirls on horseback led the creatures over hills and across wide expanses of land. Park officials created the roundup...
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Smoke from Fire

Murdo Firefighters Keep an Eye on Site of Large Grassland Fire That Burned Wednesday

MURDO, S.D. – (DRG News) Firefighters have spent the past few days monitoring the scene of a fire that burned in Jones County last week. Murdo Fire Chief Rich Sylva says it was determined that the blaze burned 2,465 acres. The fire started last Wednesday in hay bales being hauled on a semi traveling...
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Friday Wraps up Busy Homecoming Week for Stanley County

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A week full of activities finished up on Friday as Stanley County-and some other area schools-celebrated Homecoming Week last week. Friday afternoon’s Homecoming Parade was welcomed by great weather-as a number of people showed up to support the Stanley County Buffalos. Here are a few photos from Friday’s...
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