SD Department of Transportation

Former State Worker to Get Transportation Honor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Pierre man who worked for the state three decades is to be inducted into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor next week. The state Department of Transportation says Tim Bjorneberg worked for the agency for 31 years. A banquet for him is scheduled Tuesday. The deadline to get...
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Extension Service Says Aphids Showing Up On Wheat

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The warm fall weather is likely to blame for aphids that have been reported on winter wheat in central and southern South Dakota. Counties where the bug has been spotted include Hand, Hanson, Davidson and Aurora. SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist Ruth Beck says the aphids carry a virus that...
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Pierre Chamber’s Senate Candidate Forum to be Held Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a candidate forum this evening.  The forum will include District 24 Senator Jeff Monroe–a Republican–and Democratic challenger Ruth Rehn.  Pierre Chamber Director Laura Schoen Carbonneau says the forum will begin at 6:00 p.m. this evening.  Plans had called for an information...
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NWS on Winter Weather Preparedness Day and 3-Month Winter Weather Outlook

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The forecast for the next few days continues to call for mild weather; however wintry weather is inevitable as November approaches.  The National Weather Service, South Dakota Office of Emergency Management and other organizations are reminding South Dakotans to be prepared for the season change as part of Winter...
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