October 22 is Winter Weather Preparedness Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) October 22, this Wednesday, will be noted as Winter Weather Preparedness Day in South Dakota.  Each year, the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management, the National Weather Service and other agencies schedule the day as a way to draw attention to the dangers that winter weather can pose.  South...
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Pierre Man Arrested After Saturday Morning Law Enforcement Chase

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested Saturday morning and faces charges ranging from DUI to Eluding and Theft of a Motor Vehicle. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers noted a westbound pickup on Dakota Avenue which was traveling on a one-way toward the exit ramp for the Missouri River...
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US Senate Hopefuls Want to Reform Education Policy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The four candidates for an open U.S. Senate seat in South Dakota all want to reshape the country’s education policy, but in different ways. Republican Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland, and independents Gordon Howie and Larry Pressler are vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Tim...
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Fire Crews Put Out Cornfield Fire at DeGrey Hill

HARROLD, S.D. – (DRG News) A corn field fire was put out Sunday afternoon by fire units from Harrold, DeGrey, Raber and Blunt.  The fire was noted about 3:15 p.m. Sunday at DeGrey Hill in a cornfield being harvested.  Harrold Fire Chief Treg Cowan says fire crews were assisted in putting out the fire...
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