National Weather Service

December 2013 Brings Colder, Snowier Than Normal Conditions to Parts of State

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says last month brought bitter cold and snow to much of central and northeast South Dakota. A report from the NWS in Aberdeen indicates that December was among the top ten coldest at locations from Pierre, to Kennebec, Mobridge and Timber Lake in the state’s...
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Train Tracks

Buyer of DM&E West End to Keep All Parts Open

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An official of the company buying the west end of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern railroad line says the company will keep all parts of the line open. Canadian Pacific is selling the line to Genesee & Wyoming Inc. for about $210 million. The deal includes 660 miles of track...
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SD Department of Transportation

Travel Conditions Difficult In Much of Eastern South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – (SD Department of Transportation) State officials are cautioning travelers that blowing snow and warming temperatures are creating icy conditions on many state highways, especially Interstate 90 in central and eastern South Dakota, and highways east of the James River Valley, including I-29 in northeastern South Dakota. State officials said there have been...
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Mobridge Pollock High School Fishing Tigers Hand Out Fillets

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News) On December 31, 2013 the Mobridge-Pollock High School (MPHS) Fishing Tigers handed out 106 Walleye fillets to 33 residents in the Mobridge area.  They got back lots of smiles and thank you’s with the occasional hug. The group was motivated to start the club by the Berkley High School...
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