Ruffed Grouse Tracks

With Conditions Dry–Game Officials Advise Caution During Grouse Opener

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tomorrow brings the start of prairie chicken and grouse seasons in South Dakota. With the arrival of the hunting season for the birds, come a few words of advice from South Dakota game officials. Emmett Keyser, Assistant Wildlife Director for the Game, Fish and Parks Department says drought conditions...
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Pierre Regional Airport August 2012

Pierre’s Regional Airport to Hold Terminal Dedication This Afternoon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A grand opening will be held today to highlight Pierre’s new Airport Terminal. The afternoon event will start at 3:00 p.m. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says today’s ceremony will mark a great day for the airport and for the community. Gill says the new terminal is good for the...
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Cut Corn and Dry Soil

As Drought Continues, the NRCS Advises Keeping Crop Residue to Avoid Soil Erosion

HURON, S.D. – (DRG News) Conservation officials are warning that this year’s drought has made the state’s soils vulnerable to erosion. Soil Quality Specialist Jeff Hemenway with the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Huron says in a press release that the drought not only left vegetation without moisture, but also reduced plant growth and...
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SD Panel Delays Recommending New Name for Creek

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota board charged with getting rid of offensive place names is getting closer to recommending a new name for Negro Creek in Meade County. Based on suggestions submitted by the public, the Board of Geographic Names on Thursday narrowed the choices to three names. But the panel wants...
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