Irrigation System in Crop

Warm Weather Causing Declining Crop Conditions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Crop development is still ahead of the five-year average in South Dakota, but crop conditions are continuing to decline due to a lack of moisture. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that warm and dry conditions dominated much of the state again....
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Campers Around Camp Fire

Sites Still Available for Fourth of July Camping

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Those planning a getaway for the Fourth of July are reminded that campsites are still available at many South Dakota state parks. Since the Fourth is on a Wednesday, many campers chose to book sites on the weekends before and after the holiday. As a result, more people have...
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Circular Bench

Historical Circular Bench Will Not Be Placed in Capitol Rotunda

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman says she’s disappointed that a state commission didn’t take action on her request to place a historical circular bench back in the state Capitol rotunda. Wanda Dilley asked that the furniture piece be re-located in the Capitol for use by the public. The Capitol Complex Restoration...
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Apples and Chalkboard

Pierre School Board Approves Budget

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board approved the budget during a special meeting held last week. Thursday, the board gave the okay to the budget for the next school year. The budget has a 5.2% increase from that of the previous year. Business Manager Darla Mayer says one of the main...
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