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City Says SD Beef Plant Can Ramp Up Production

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen is being allowed to slaughter more cattle after passing a city inspection. The long-delayed plant earlier received permission to slaughter up to five cattle to test equipment. The American News reports that the city is allowing the plant to ramp up to slaughtering...
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Medicare Telemarketing Scam Focused on South Dakota Seniors

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new Medicare telemarketing scam is said to be targeting South Dakota seniors. October 15th brought the start for the annual Open Enrollment Period for Medicare recipients to make changes on their Part D coverage. The date also brought activity from scammers who are targeting seniors across the state....
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Benefit to be Held in Herreid for Family of Mound City Man Killed in September Vehicle Accident

HERREID, S.D. – (DRG News) A benefit will be held in early November to assist the family of a Mound City man who was killed in a car accident last month. 27-year-old Bobby Vargo died in the one vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 83 two miles south of Herreid. Organizers have put together...
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Winter Weather Awareness Day Scheduled for Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow brings Winter Weather Awareness Day to South Dakota. Dave Hintz, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says the day is noted each year to refocus attention from the hazards of summer severe weather to the dangers that occur during the winter months. Hintz says...
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