Soil and Plant

Annual Soils and Rangeland Days Scheduled for June 19-20 in Philip

PHILIP, S.D. – (DRG News) The 8th annual Soils Days and 29th Annual Rangeland Days will be held next week in Philip and at the SDSU Cottonwood Research Station. The events are held together June 19 and 20 to give people a chance to learn more about two of the state’s most important resources-soils...
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Brush Fire

Shoun Draw Fire Burns About 600 Acres in Meade County

UNDATED – (DRG News) A fire burned just over 600 acres last week in Meade County. The “Shoun Draw Fire” was caused by lightning and burned rangeland on both private and Bureau of Land Management property about five miles west of Elm Springs. The fire was one of two wildfires that were lightning sparked...
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Director of Emergency Medical Services Retires

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The director of South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Medical Services is retiring. Danny Hayes has been with Emergency Medical Service for 18 years. He’s been director of the office since December 2009. His retirement became official on Friday. Public Safety Secretary Trevor Jones says a search is under way to...
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Prisoner in Custody

Pierre Man Arrested-He Reportedly Stole a Car and Used it to Steal from a Store

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested for several charges this morning after the Hughes County Sheriff’s Department investigated vandalism and burglary reports at a Blunt store–and the theft of a vehicle from a Pierre business. Sergeant Darin Johnson of the Hughes County Sheriff’s Department says his office was called to...
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