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Picture taken Oct. 7th, 2013 South of Faith, SD on Cherry Creek (Courtesy Photo)

KGFX to Carry Special Program Monday Offering Info and Advice for Stockmen Impacted by Recent Western SD Snowstorm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Join KGFX Monday afternoon as we bring you a special hour-long program on the recent snowstorm and the impact it has left behind among South Dakota ranchers.  Though final numbers are still being determined, officials say the number of livestock lost in the storm is up into the thousands. ...
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Four Taken Into Custody Early This Morning After Police Called to Loud Music Report

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Four people were arrested on various charges early this morning after police were called to a location on Clarice Drive to the report of loud music and possible underage drinking.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers responded just after midnight to the location.  He says while police were...
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Senator Says SD Ranchers Need Help for Livestock Loss

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Sen. John Thune says Congress needs to pass a new farm bill to provide financial help to western South Dakota ranchers who lost livestock during last weekend’s early fall blizzard. A previous livestock disaster program has expired. Thune says both the Senate and House versions of the new farm bill...
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Pierre Police Chief Bob Grandpre (Photo from Pierre PD Website)

Pierre Police Chief Defends Tasing of 8-Year-Old Girl

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Pierre’s police chief is defending an officer’s use of a stun gun on an 8-year-old girl. Chief Bob Grandpre says the officer used the Taser after responding to a report of a suicidal girl. He says the girl was holding a knife to her chest, refused to drop it, turned...
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