Library in Onida July 2010 (KGFX Photo)

ABO School Award Winner in 21st Century School Library Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One central South Dakota school library has been recognized through the 21st Century School Library program.  The program identifies school libraries as “Effective”, “Enhanced” or “Exemplary” based on learning environment, programming and professionalism.  This is the first year for the recognition program for school libraries.  Award status is valid...
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Landmark Hall in Eagle Butte (KGFX Photo)

November 14 Meeting to be Held in Eagle Butte for Ranch Families

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. – (DRG News) A mid-November community gathering is planned in Eagle Butte for ranch families from the Dewey and Ziebach county areas.  The November 14 event will include a free meal and information about resources available as ranchers work to rebuild from last month’s west river blizzard.  Like previous recent gatherings...
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Pierre Courtroom Doors (KGFX News)

Man Pleads Guilty to Two Charges from July Crimes in Fort Pierre and Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man who entered into a plea agreement with Hughes and Stanley County prosecutors was sentenced in a Pierre courtroom Tuesday.  21-year-old Travis Long Fox was arrested in July.  Authorities say he used his car to hit another car in Fort Pierre and drove to Pierre; where they charged...
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Judge's Bench at Courtroom in Federal Courthouse (KGFX Photo)

Eagle Butte Man Indicted in Federal Court on Charges Linked to Recent Standoff

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man has been indicted in federal court for six firearms related charges linked to a standoff with law enforcement that occurred last Thursday–and an incident the day before involving a vehicle chase with law officers, which ended in a man being shot and killed near Fort...
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Mobridge-Pollock Tigers

Veterans Day Programs to be Presented

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) On Monday, November 11, the Mobridge-Pollock High School will be presenting their Veterans Day program in the high school gym.  The program will start at 8:30 A.M. The high school music department will be performing. At 1 P.M. the Mobridge-Pollock Elementary School will be presenting their program in the middle...
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Cargill to Label Meat After ‘Pink Slime’ Uproar

NEW YORK (AP) – Cargill says it will start labeling beef products that contain finely textured beef, an ingredient that came under attack as “pink slime.” The meat company says the new packages will appear before next year’s grilling season and is in response to consumer demand. It says packages will note when a...
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National Weather Service

NWS Lists Snow Levels from Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service is tallying up some snow levels from yesterday.  Four inches of snow was noted about four miles northwest of Onida in Sully County by last evening.  In Lyman County, the NWS says three inches of snow was measured in Kennebec by mid-evening on Tuesday.   West...
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City of Mobridge

Mobridge Area Chamber to Host Annual Banquet

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) We contacted Haden Merkel, Mobridge Chamber of Commerce Executive Director and this is what she provided to us. With over 350 confirmed guests so far, the 2014 Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet is set to be a hopping place. Located at the Scherr Howe Event Center on Saturday,...
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Apartment Fire Results in Arrest

MOBRIDGE, S.D – (DRG News) On Friday, November 1, while on patrol, Officer Smith was flagged down and advised about the smell of smoke coming from 1215 2nd Ave E in Mobridge, S.D.  Upon his investigation it was determined that smoke was coming from apartment 5 at this address.  The Mobridge Fire Department and Mobridge...
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Half Foot of Snow Falls on Parts of South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A storm trekking across southern South Dakota dropped 4 to 6 inches of snow on parts of the west and is leaving as much 1 inch per hour in the east. National Weather Service meteorologist Kyle Weisser in Sioux Falls says the southeast should see 3 to 5 inches...
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