Grass Fire

Pierre Rural and Blunt Area Firefighters Respond to Two Fires Sunday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Fire departments in Central South Dakota responded to two grass fires Sunday. One fire was reported just after two o’clock and was located just off Grey Goose Road-north of Oahe Acres. Sean Kruger with the Pierre Rural Fire Department says the grass fire started when a pheasant got caught in...
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Mountain Lion

Governor Seeking Independent Review of GF&P

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is calling for an independent review of the state Game, Fish & Parks Department, with management of mountain lions and elk in the Black Hills to be among the areas scrutinized. Chief of staff Dusty Johnson confirmed the upcoming review to the Rapid City Journal on...
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School Books

Native American Dropout Rates Higher in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Native American students are dropping out of Rapid City schools at a higher rate than their peers in other South Dakota districts. An analysis of South Dakota Department of Education records by the Rapid City Journal found that 10.6 percent of Native American students in the Rapid City Area...
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Junked Tires

CRO Reminds Pierre Residents of Junk Vehicle Rules

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Community Resource Officer is reminding property owners this week about the city’s junk vehicle rules. Officer Brandon Boyd says residents must remove dismantled or junk vehicles or parts from public or private property. Boyd says junk vehicles are defined as any motor vehicle that has expired or missing...
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