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Pressler Concedes to Rounds in Senate Race

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has conceded the U.S. Senate race to Republican Mike Rounds. Rounds won out over Pressler, Democrat Rick Weiland and independent Gordon Howie on Tuesday in the race to replace retiring Democrat Sen. Tim Johnson. Pressler says he’s happy to have raised issues important...
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Ballots Cast Late on Pine Ridge Will be Set Aside

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Votes cast after the scheduled poll closure at two Pine Ridge polling places won’t be counted with other ballots statewide. The two precincts in Pine Ridge and Oglala opened late Tuesday because their election board superintendents didn’t show up. Attorney General Marty Jackley says that when something like that...
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SD Perspective to Feature SD Governor & GFP Wildlife Division Director

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brings South Dakota Perspective to stations of the Dakota News Network. Join us Monday afternoon for an hour long program featuring Governor Dennis Daugaard from 2:05 to 2:30 and Wildlife Division Director Tony Leif of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department from 2:30 to 3:00. If...
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Federal & Tribal Law Agencies Investigating Friday Night Fatal Crash Near Dupree

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) Federal and tribal investigators continue to look into a fatal wreck that occurred Friday night near Dupree. Gordon Runs After, Detective with the Cheyenne River Tribal Law Office says the head on crash happened five miles west of Dupree on Highway 212 about 11:30 p.m. He says an...
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KGFX, KOLY, KMLO and Star 99 to Offer Election Coverage Tonight

UNDATED – (DRG News) Join KGFX tonight for election night coverage. We’ll have national election updates from ABC Radio and statewide information from the Dakota News Network and Mark Swartzell, KGFX News Director Jeri Thomas will be based in the newsroom and we’ll have staff out at various locations, offering interviews and other election...
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California Man Sentenced for Sully County Drug Charge

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) A California man will spend five years in the state penitentiary for his guilty plea to Possession of Marijuana-More Than One Pound But Less Than 10 Pounds.  57-year-old Kenneth Conway of Visalia, California was arrested in July in Sully County.  He was initially stopped by law enforcers for reckless...
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Release of SD Election Results Delayed an Hour

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Secretary of State Jason Gant says the statewide release of election results Tuesday night will be delayed an hour because at least one polling site in Shannon County opened an hour late. Gant says a poll worker didn’t show up and other workers had to go to his house...
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Polls Open Across SD For Midterm Election

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Turnout is reported to be steady at polling sites across South Dakota for the midterm election. Polling sites are open until 7 p.m. local time today. Voters are deciding the four-way race to win the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Tim Johnson. They’re also deciding on their...
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Voters Have Info Source for Questions on Polling Place

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) If you haven’t had a chance to vote yet today, there’s still plenty of time.  The South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office reminds you that you can find your polling place online by visiting the Voter Information Portal at www.sdsos.gov.  The website also contains a link to obtain a...
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County Commission and Sheriff’s Races Being Decided in Several Area Locations

UNDATED – (DRG News) Election Day 2014 brings voters to the polls to cast their ballots on who they want to send to office for Governor, U.S. Senate and House and in some cases-State House and Senate positions. Voters are also deciding on three ballot issues. Some area county residents are making choices in...
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