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Two SD Electric Cooperatives Get Funding Help

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two South Dakota electric cooperatives are getting federal loan guarantees to help build distribution and transmission lines and to make other improvements. U.S. Agriculture Department officials say the Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative, based in Timber Lake, is getting a $10 million loan guarantee to build 165 miles of distribution line and 10...
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November Winter Wheat Price Down Slightly

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Agriculture Department says that the preliminary winter wheat price is down slightly in South Dakota. The South Dakota office of the National Agriculture Statistics Service says preliminary prices received by farmers for winter wheat in November averaged $6.45 per bushel, down 28 cents from last month. The...
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South Dakota Ranchers Vow to Survive Cattle Disaster

PHILIP, S.D. (AP) – Western South Dakota ranchers have buried the tens of thousands of cattle that died in an early October blizzard. Now they are figuring out how to dig themselves out of a financial hole after many lost a quarter or more of their herds. Rancher Joe Carley of Philip lost more...
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South Dakota Lotteries Drawn Saturday October 26, 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – These South Dakota lotteries were drawn Saturday: Dakota Cash 01-08-20-22-30 Estimated jackpot: $31,000 Hot Lotto 12-18-32-41-42, Hot Ball: 10 Estimated jackpot: $1.15 million Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $75 million Powerball 04-06-34-49-56, Powerball: 29 Wild Card 03-16-17-26-30, Wild Card: KH
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Scarecrow Hollow Haunted House

MOBRIDGE, S.D  – (DRG News)  Scarecrow Hollow Haunted House in Mobridge, S.D., had their opening night on Friday, October 25th.  It is their 10th year of operation and this year’s theme is “Decade of Darkness.”  One could hear screaming and crying emitting from the house.     The following is a poem written by...
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Pheasant Hunter has a Good Day

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) It was a good day for a pheasant hunter today.  John Scheel from Crivitz, W.I. shot the bird with the number 71 red band as part of Pheasant Frenzy.  This band took him to Jerry’s Pawn and Gun Shop in Mobridge where he won an Escort Over and Under...
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America’s Farmers Grow Communities

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) It’s time to help grow your community again! Last year, 90 rural organizations across South Dakota received donations through America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Now for the fourth consecutive year, farmers can sign up for the chance to win a $2,500 donation for their favorite...
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City of Pierre to Launch Newly Redesigned Website Next Month

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre is in the process of redesigning the city website and expects to launch the new site sometime in early November.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says city officials have been looking at making changes to the current website for some time, now. Gill says the new...
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Corps Conference Call Coming Up Monday-Following Cancellation of AOP Meetings This Month

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – (DRG News) A conference call is planned for Monday, as the Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Office takes comments and answers questions on the 2013-2014 Draft Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Mainstem System.  Five public meetings on the AOP had been scheduled throughout the basin earlier...
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Ag Land Assessment Advisory Task Force to Meet Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Agricultural Land Assessment Implementation and Oversight Advisory Task Force will meet next week at the State Capitol in Pierre.  The meeting will be Tuesday in Room 413 of the Capitol-starting at 10:30 a.m.  The task force will hear presentations from the South Dakota Department of Revenue regarding agricultural...
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