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AAA South Dakota Says This Week’s State Gas Price Average at Four Week High

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) This week’s average price for regular self-serve gasoline is said to be the highest it’s been since late June.  AAA South Dakota says the gas price on Tuesday was $3.65, which compares to the previous high of $3.64 which was noted June 25.  Marilyn Buskohl, spokeswoman for AAA...
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Long Distance Service Restored in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Century Link says customers in South Dakota can again make long-distance land-line phone calls after flooding in Minnesota washed out a fiber optic cable over the weekend. Century Link spokeswoman Carrie Amann told the Rapid City Journal that heavy rains in southern Minnesota washed out a railroad line, a...
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Civil Air Patrol Conducting Exercise in SD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – More than 150 Civil Air Patrol cadets and senior members from the Dakotas and elsewhere are taking part in a search-and-rescue exercise in western South Dakota. The three-day exercise beginning Thursday caps a weeklong event that teaches cadets leadership and emergency services skills. Officials say practice scenarios likely will...
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SD Democrats Plan Ballot Measure to Boost Minimum Wage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Democratic Party and some labor unions are seeking a statewide public vote on a measure that would raise the state’s minimum wage. If the labor unions and Democratic Party collect at least 15,855 valid petition signatures before Nov. 4, next year’s general election ballot would include...
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