News

Tripp County Water User District Logo

SD Water District Looks to Expand, Upgrade

WINNER, S.D. (AP) – The Tripp County Water User District in southern South Dakota is applying for $11.5 million in grants and loans from the federal Agriculture Department for an expansion project. The Daily Republic reports officials hope to start the $11.7 million project next spring and complete it in the fall of 2015. The...
Keep Reading »
Republican and Democrat Logos

Local Democrats and Republicans to Gather at Meetings This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Hughes and Stanley County Democrats will meet this evening in Pierre.  The group will discuss plans for summer activities.  Anyone interested is welcome to attend the meeting, which will be held at the Longbranch Restaurant on South Pierre Street at 7:00 p.m.  Dinner is available before the meeting-starting...
Keep Reading »
City of Pierre Logo

Infrastructure and Road Work Continues in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Various projects continue on some Pierre streets this week.  Pierre’s Construction and Operations Manager Lynn Patton says Dakota Avenue, west of Pierre Street to Fort Street remains closed this week, as work continues to install storm sewer.    Patton also says the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Garfield Avenue will...
Keep Reading »
Schwan Logo

Schwan Closing Two Dakotas Facilities, Opening One

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The Minnesota-based Schwan Food Company is closing distribution centers in Oakes, N.D., and Faulkton, S.D., and building a 7,000-square-foot facility in the South Dakota city of Aberdeen. Company spokesman Chuck Blomberg says the move is aimed at increasing efficiency. The Aberdeen facility is to be completed in the fall at...
Keep Reading »