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AAA SD Says Thanksgiving Holiday to Bring Highest Number of Travelers in 7 Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) A South Dakota travel agency says lower gas prices are expected to bring out the highest number of Thanksgiving travelers since 2007. AAA South Dakota projects that 151,800 South Dakotans will travel this year over the long Thanksgiving weekend. That is the highest volume for the holiday since...
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Police Looking for Vehicle Stolen Thursday in Pierre from Parking Lot

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is looking for a vehicle that was stolen Thursday. Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the car was reported missing yesterday about 4:30 p.m. from the Dakotamart parking lot. Authorities are searching for a blue 2005 Buick Lesabre which has South Dakota license plate number 2TU...
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Citizens Asked to Honor Former Mayor by Lining Route of Funeral Procession Tomorrow

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Former Fort Pierre Mayor Sam Tidball is being honored as funeral services for the long-time city leader will take place Saturday. Tidball died Tuesday at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital at the age of 90. Visitation for Tidball will be today from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at First Congregational...
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3 SD Indian Communities Joining Buyback Program

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Three South Dakota communities are part of an expanded effort to consolidate tribal lands owned by multiple individuals. The Interior secretary says 21 Native American communities in 12 states will join the land buyback program by 2017, bringing the number of locations in the program to 42. The program was...
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