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Pierre PD Lists Businesses That Passed Alcohol Compliance Check Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department says of 18 businesses that were visited during a recent underage alcohol sales check, 15 of the establishments were in compliance. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the checks were done at businesses in Pierre, Fort Pierre, Blunt and rural Hughes County on Friday. Those...
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USDA Says SD Farmers Have Started Planting Corn Crop

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers have started planting this year’s corn crop. The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that 1 percent of the state’s corn crop is seeded, compared to 3 percent on average. South Dakota farmers are expected to plant 5.8 million acres of...
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Kammerer’s Benefit being Held in Akaska

AKASKA, S.D. — (DRG News) The young family of Riley and Jimmie Kammerer was hard hit by the terrible Atlas Blizzard that occurred last October.  The family lost 85% of their cow herd.  Come and help the family rebuild their hopes and dreams. A benefit is being held at the Akaska Community Center on...
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Mobridge City Council Met April 21

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on April 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in city hall. Council could not approve the minutes for the April 7 regular meeting because Henderson was not present at the April 7 meeting and Yellow Boy and Carlson were not at...
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Civil Air Patrol Wing Conducting Exercise

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an emergency services exercise this week. The Air Force every two years evaluates the capability and effectiveness of each wing’s personnel, equipment, vehicles and aircraft to carry out missions. An evaluation team is on scene at the command...
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Earth Day Cleanup Tuesday along US Highway 12

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota are asking for help with the Earth Day Cleanup on Tuesday. KOLY reports that the group plans to clean up a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 from the west side of Selby to the west side of Mobridge, from 2 p.m. to...
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Go Green and Clean Campaign Kicks into Full Gear This Week in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week brings a busy schedule of events as part of the City of Pierre’s Go Green and Clean Campaign. There will be organized cleanups taking place tomorrow through Saturday in various parts of the community. Tom Farnsworth, Pierre’s Director of Parks and Recreation says tomorrow, there will also...
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Local Law Enforcement Agencies Held Alcohol Compliance Checks Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department and other law enforcement agencies conducted alcohol compliance checks at businesses in Pierre/Fort Pierre and in rural Hughes County locations last week. Pierre Police Chief Dave Panzer says the checks were done on Friday evening by the Pierre Police Department, Hughes County Sheriff’s Office and...
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Construction Work Underway on Rawlins Library Expansion

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Construction work is in full swing at Rawlins Municipal Library in Pierre. A new addition is being placed on the north side of the building. Library Director Robin Schrupp says barricades were put up around the construction area and work has started on the project. Schrupp says library patrons...
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Severe Weather Awareness Week Being Noted in SD Through Friday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This week is being noted as Severe Weather Awareness Week; which gives South Dakotans a chance to prepare for the upcoming thunderstorm and tornado season. Dave Hintz, Warning Coordination Meterologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says the week is a good time to brush up on various...
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