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US Senate Approves Minuteman Missile Bill

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Senate has approved legislation to construct a visitor center at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in South Dakota. Senators John Thune and Tim Johnson announced Thursday that the Senate unanimously approved the legislation. The bill calls for transferring approximately 29 acres of National Forest Service land...
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Opponents of $16M Fort Pierre Project Go to Court

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Opponents of a proposed $16 million Missouri River development in Fort Pierre are asking a judge to add more issues to a public vote on the project. The City Council earlier this month accepted some referral petitions and scheduled a July 9 election on a boat storage area approved...
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House Farm Bill Failure Upsets Dakotas Farmers

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Farm groups and politicians in the Dakotas say the failure of the U.S. House to pass a farm bill is disappointing. The $500 billion proposal failed on a 234-195 vote Thursday. Many Republicans wanted deeper cuts to the food stamp program, and the bill also suffered from lack of Democratic...
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Deployment Ceremony Planned for July 6 for SDNG’s 152nd CSSB Based in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Preparations are underway for a mobilization ceremony that will be held within the next few weeks for the Pierre-based members of the South Dakota National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. Close to 70 members of the 152nd CSSB will be part of a deployment ceremony Saturday, July 6...
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