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State Veterinarian Says Ranchers Should Call Helpline for Assistance with Dead Stock in Waterways-Final Producer Meeting to be Tomorrow in Philip

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The sixth in a series of meetings that have been scheduled for South Dakota ranch families in western South Dakota will be held tomorrow in Philip.  The gatherings have been set up by the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association, SD Farm Bureau, SD Farmers Union, and SD Stockgrowers Association.  They...
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PACO Names Honorees for Philanthropy Day Luncheon to be November 6

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Charitable Organization (PACO) has named the list of those to be honored at next week’s annual Philanthropy Day luncheon.  This year’s “Outstanding Volunteer Fund Raiser” is Dr. Tad Perry, who was nominated by the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area.  One of his fundraising...
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Saturday Designated “National Bison Day” by Senate

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Saturday has been designated “National Bison Day” under a U.S. Senate resolution sponsored by western lawmakers. The measure is intended to promote the cultural and economic contributions of bison in the United States. It was introduced by Wyoming Republican Sen. Michael Enzi and passed by unanimous consent. Bison advocates in...
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Expert: Shutdown Hurt Midwest Business Conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months. The overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index plunged to a growth neutral 50.0 in October from 54.8 in September. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey, and he says the partial government...
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