Windmills on Wind Farm

South Dakota Plane Found Near Damaged Wind Turbine

HIGHMORE, S.D. (AP) – A small airplane that crashed in central South Dakota and killed four people was found near a damaged wind turbine. Steve Stengel with Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources says the wreckage was found on the site of the South Dakota Wind Energy Center. That operation south of Highmore has 27 turbines...
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Jim Curran Recognized With Scouting Award

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) Long time Mobridge Scout Leader James Curran has been recognized with the District Award of Merit by the Five Rivers District of Sioux Council, Boy Scouts of America. Five Rivers District includes all or portions of 18 South Dakota counties extending from the North Dakota border south along the...
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Mobridge Pollock School Wacipi

Mobridge-Pollock School Wacipi Celebration

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) The Mobridge-Pollock School held their 2014 Wacipi to “Honor The Graduates.”  On Friday and Saturday participants of all ages paid honor to the graduates with ceremony, dance, song and drums. From the grand entry to the final song, it was a festival enjoyed by many. Tiny Tots to Golden...
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Highmore Sign 2009 (KGFX Photo)

Four Killed in Crash of Small Plane South of Highmore

UNDATED – (DRG News) The crash of a small plane south of Highmore is said to have caused the deaths of four people. The Federal Aviation Administration says the crash involved a Piper 32 aircraft. Elizabeth Cory, a spokesperson for the FAA in Chicago says the crash was reported about 3:44 a.m. this morning...
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