Rain Hampers Corn, Soybean Harvests in Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Weeks of rainfall in the Dakotas have been slowing this year’s corn and soybean harvests. Corn and soy farmer Scott Gauslow says he hasn’t been able to get into his muddy fields south of Fargo, N.D., for about two weeks. He says the rain has been continuous, and some...
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Dupree School Students Voice Important Anti-Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Messages

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Elementary through High School students from Dupree School visited KGFX recently to record healthy messages to be broadcast on the radio.  The students entered a contest to be part of the school’s Red Ribbon Week and after judging, the writers of the best messages were selected for the chance...
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Drug Take Back Day Coming Up Saturday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day for Saturday.  It will be held at several locations from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The nationwide initiative was started in 2010 to allow people to safely dispose of their expired, unused and unwanted prescription...
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Secretary Vonk Comments on Pheasant Season and Upcoming Pheasant Habitat Summit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Although surveys showed that pheasant numbers are down in South Dakota this year; game officials are still optimistic for the 2013 season–based on reports that hunting has been decent in some locations.  South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Secretary Jeff  Vonk: Last year’s drought, a wet cold spring and...
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