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Riggs Homecoming Events Continue-Tuesday Brought Great Weather for a Parade!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Activities continue today as Riggs High School celebrates Homecoming week. Tuesday was the annual Homecoming parade. Today’s dress up day will fit the theme “Elderly People Day” and the varsity volleyball game with the Lady Govs and Mitchell starts at 7:00 p.m. Friday is Green and White Day. Several...
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FEMA Homes Arriving on South Dakota Reservation

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The federal government is delivering mobile homes to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota to help families displaced by a mid-July wind storm. The first of 20 Federal Emergency Management Agency homes arrived Tuesday. Oglala Sioux Tribe President John Yellow Bird Steele tells the Rapid City Journal...
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Rule Allowing Sale of 85-Octane Gasoline Approved

PIERRE,S.D.(AP) – A state legislative committee has approved a rule allowing the sale of 85-octane gasoline in western South Dakota, but only until next June 30. The Rules Review Committee was deadlocked a month ago on whether to allow retailers in western South Dakota to sell the lower-grade blend permanently. The compromise version approved...
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Legislative Panel Approves School Rules

PIERRE, S.D.(AP) – The South Dakota Education Department can go ahead with its new system for assessing the performance of schools and providing help to those that perform poorly. A state legislative committee has approved the department’s rules to set up a new accountability system that will replace the federal school improvement law known...
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