Ownership Inspections Required for All West River Livestock

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Hot, dry weather has accelerated the fall cattle sales in South Dakota, which is resulting in a reminder from the state Brand Board. The board reminds livestock producers that they must acquire ownership inspections of cattle, horses and mules before the animals are sold, slaughtered or removed from the...
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Lightning Fires Sparked in Central South Dakota Overnight

UNDATED – (DRG News) Lightning caused fires once again kept area firefighters busy overnight. Murdo firefighters spent a few hours at the site of a bale fire about 12 miles northwest of Murdo which was reported late last night. The bale was burning in an isolated spot that according to Murdo Fire Chief Rich...
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Farm Rescue Expands Into Iowa, Its Fifth State

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A farm aid organization that started in North Dakota six years ago is expanding into its fifth state. Farm Rescue was started by North Dakota farm native Bill Gross, who flies cargo airplanes for UPS. Farm Rescue organizes volunteers who help injured, ill or disaster-stricken farmers plant and harvest their...
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Pierre Man Pled Guilty Tuesday to Stealing Car and Other Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man pled guilty to three charges yesterday that relate to a June incident in which he stole a vehicle and used it to damage a store in Blunt. 35-year-old Ryan Sholes was arrested after authorities said he took a car from the parking lot of a Pierre...
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