News

Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

Gann Valley Woman Convicted of Manslaughter

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A jury in Brule County has found a 23-year-old Gann Valley woman guilty of beating to death a 4-year-old boy because he wet his pants. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Brule County States Attorney David Natvig say Donika Gonzales faces a sentence of up to life in prison after her...
Keep Reading »
red barrel

Barrel Drop Anticipation in Mobridge

MOBRIDGE, S.D. — (DRG News)The Mobridge Area Chamber was alerted Thursday morning that the barrel it place on Lake Oahe–worth $1,000 to one lucky guesser–had dropped through the ice by around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9. Currently there are 7 potential winners of the $1,000 1st place prize for closest guess–all of whom...
Keep Reading »
Joe Lowe for Governor Logo (From Candidate Website)

Gubernatorial Candidate to Appear at Meeting of the Hughes/Stanley County Democrats

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes and Stanley County Democrats will meet Monday at the Longbranch in Pierre and have arranged for Joe Lowe to be their guest speaker.  Lowe is one of the Democratic candidates for South Dakota Governor.  Organizers say that Lowe will make a presentation during the meeting, and afterward,...
Keep Reading »
Corps Logo

Corps Holds Series of Meetings in Missouri River Basin This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Army Corps of Engineers held a series meetings in Missouri River states this week, updating interested residents and officials of its plans for operating the river system in 2014.  The Corps said again recently that mountain snowpack levels are comparable to what they were in 2011.  However, Jody...
Keep Reading »