News

Powerball Logo

Winning Numbers Drawn in June 26 ‘Powerball’ Game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 01-18-33-39-46, Powerball: 33 Estimated jackpot: $40 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
Keep Reading »
Young Doctors Smiling --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

Health Care Workers Discuss Medicaid Expansion

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Access to health care professionals and reimbursement options were among the topics discussed at a meeting of a state task force studying the possibility of expanding Medicaid in South Dakota. The 29-member panel appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard is made up of lawmakers, medical facilities directors and other health...
Keep Reading »
Pierre Missouri River Cleanup July 11, 2012

Annual Missouri River/Lake Sharpe Clean Up Coming July 10

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) July 10 will bring the annual Missouri River/Lake Sharpe Clean Up to the Pierre area.  Organizers are putting together a list of volunteers to pick up litter and debris along the river as part of the cleanup day.  Last year, nearly 5,000 pounds of debris was collected within a...
Keep Reading »
South Dakota Highway Patrol Patch

Sobriety Checkpoints Planned in July

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) As it does each month, the South Dakota Highway Patrol will have a series of sobriety checkpoints in July.  The checkpoints are scheduled in 18 counties across the state.  In central and western South Dakota, some counties that will be included next month are Jackson, Walworth, Tripp, Hughes, Stanley,...
Keep Reading »
Pierre Parks and Recreation Department Logo

New Reservation Process in Place for Steamboat Park Amphitheater

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre reminds area residents that a new reservation process is in place for the use of Steamboat Park Amphitheater.  Reservations for the amphitheater will be taken after July 13.  The facility had to be repaired and updated after the 2011 flood and because of that-a new...
Keep Reading »
Governor Dennis Daugaard

Governor Says Exports Key to Agricultural Growth

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says increased exports will play a key role in the continued growth of South Dakota’s agricultural industry. Daugaard says farmers, ranchers and agricultural business owners need to remember that most potential buyers are outside of the United States. He says South Dakota has increased its...
Keep Reading »
100_6100 (450x339)

Tornado touch down near Selby

Mobridge, S.D. (KOLY) – I’m sure most of you have heard by now that last night there was a tornado touch down between Selby and Java. Well I talked to Kim Biel who is a resident in Java and who actually witnessed the touch down. She was on her way home from her son’s baseball...
Keep Reading »
US Supreme Court

ACLU of SD Praises Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Rulings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The acting executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota is calling the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings on same-sex marriage a historic victory for gay and lesbian Americans and a tremendous step forward for equality. But Jana Kooren says the decisions don’t affect South Dakota’s ban...
Keep Reading »
Sioux Falls on Map

Medicaid Task Force Continues Meeting Today in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A state task force studying the possibility of expanding Medicaid to cover an additional 48,000 low-income South Dakotans meets Wednesday as it nears the end of its study. The panel, appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard, will not recommend whether the program should be expanded, but instead will identify the...
Keep Reading »
Fourth of July

Fireworks Go On Sale Thursday in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Fire officials in South Dakota are urging safety ahead of the July 4 holiday. Fire Marshal Paul Merriman says fire officials see a few injuries and unintentional fires every year from fireworks. Legal sale of fireworks in South Dakota starts Thursday. People can discharge fireworks legally up until July 7...
Keep Reading »