Grass Fire

Fire Danger Likely to Stay Elevated Until Grass Turns Green

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Dry grass, high winds and warmer temperatures mean the fire danger across much of South Dakota will likely stay higher until the grass turns green. Meteorologist Scott Rudge with the National Weather Service in Rapid City says this is the so-called shoulder season after the dry winter months and...
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Capitol Dome

SD Senate, House to Work on Compromise for Autism Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A group of lawmakers from the state House and Senate are scheduled to meet to work out a compromise on a bill that would help ensure coverage of a costly but effective treatment for children with autism. The conference committee on the measure that would mandate certain insurance plans to...
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Emergency Dispatchers

2 Central SD Law Dispatchers Part of Recent 9-1-1 Training Certification Graduation

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) 17 dispatchers from across the state graduated from the South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday.  Local dispatchers, John Reiser and Megan Spires of Central South Dakota Communications were among the most recent graduating class.  Those who take part in the Basic 911 Telecommunicators Certification class are required...
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Pierre School Board Approves 2015-2016 Calendar

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board adopted a school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year at its Monday meeting. After some discussion on the issue, the board chose to give the ok to a calendar which starts the next school year on August 20, 2015. Superintendent Kelly Glodt said Monday that...
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