Mount Rushmore

South Dakota Officials Announce ‘My Great Place’ Ad Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Tourism officials have unveiled a new marketing campaign to draw visitors to South Dakota in 2015 and bolster one of the state’s pillar industries. Gov. Dennis Daugaard revealed the campaign Thursday at a state tourism convention. The “My Great Place” promotion has replaced the “Your American Journey” catchphrase that debuted...
Keep Reading »
John Thune Official Photo

Sen. John Thune Sets Railroad Hearing Before Committee

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John Thune has scheduled a hearing over rail transportation problems for the committee he now chairs. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will discuss challenges in the nation’s freight rail network blamed on higher demand, pending and proposed rules and regulations, and infrastructure needs. It’s scheduled for Wednesday...
Keep Reading »
Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area Logo

Winner Named for January Prize in BGCCA’s Great Futures Mega Raffle

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The first winner has been chosen in the 2015 Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle.  Three semi-finalists were named yesterday to win the January prize of a winter get away-Adam Spoehr, Jason Dilges and Ann Schwartz.  Wednesday afternoon, Spoehr’s name was selected as...
Keep Reading »
Hughes County Sheriff Badge (KGFX Photo)

Hughes County Sheriff’s Office to Receive Funds for Tasers

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded just over $5,700 for tasers to be used in drug investigations.  Attorney General Marty Jackley said yesterday that $5,780.45 was given to the law agency from money in the Drug Control Fund.  Jackley says in a release that the fund helps...
Keep Reading »