National Weather Service

NWS Says September Brought Higher Than Average Temps to Central and NE SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says that September was a warm month across central and northeast parts of the state, with average temperatures ranging from four to six degrees above normal.  High temperatures for the month were mostly in the 90′s, but Pierre recorded a high of 101...
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Government Shutdown’s Hit Magnified for Tribes

CROW AGENCY, Mont. (AP) – American Indian tribes have more than access to national parks on the line with the government shutdown, as federal funding has been cut off for crucial services including foster care payments, nutrition programs and financial assistance for the needy. On southeast Montana’s Crow Reservation, tribal leaders furloughed 316 workers...
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Eagle Butte Man Charged in Traffic Crash That Killed Woman

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a South Dakota man has been charged in a traffic crash that killed a Rapid City woman. Twenty-six-year-old Cherron Sitting Crow was killed in a Monday evening crash near Hereford, and her 18-month-old son was injured. Sitting Crow was a passenger in a car driven by 27-year-old...
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Navigator: SD Residents Ask Insurance Questions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A coordinator helping to sign up South Dakotans for insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul says the federal marketplace website remains in high demand but people are getting through. Kim Jones of the South Dakota Navigator Coalition says she has taken several calls Wednesday and has set...
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