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Pierre Chamber Holds Discussion Session on IM 18

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Initiated Measure on the minimum wage was the topic for a discussion organized last week by the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.  If passed, Initiated Measure 18 would amend state law to raise South Dakota’s hourly minimum wage starting January 1 for non-tipped employees from $7.25 to $8.50...
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Division of Insurance Office Moves to New Location in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre office for the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation’s Division of Insurance has moved to a different location. The office has been relocated from 445 East Capitol Avenue to 124 South Euclid Avenue. The office offers assistance to people who have insurance complaints and who need...
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National Weather Service Says August Was a Cool and Wet Month in Parts of Central SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says last month brought wetter and cooler than normal weather for August in parts of central and northeast South Dakota. Monthly average temperatures were anywhere from one to three degrees below normal. Pierre, Timber Lake and Mobridge all noted high temperatures that were...
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Pulse Plant Near Harrold to Employ 14 Initially

HARROLD, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Pulse Processors plant near Harrold plans to employ 14 people initially and possibly expand to as many as 21. The $4.5 million plant will process pulse crops such as lentils, field peas and chickpeas. CEO and President Steven Brown tells the Capital Journal that production employees will...
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