National Weather Service

National Weather Service Recaps September Stats

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The month of September brought near to slightly above normal temperatures to parts of central South Dakota. The Aberdeen office of the National Weather Service says the average high temps ranged from as much as one to two degrees above normal in Kennebec to about a degree below normal...
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Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

Resentencing Set for January for Man Convicted of Killing Pierre Cab Driver in 1996

UNDATED – (DRG News) Two days have been set aside early next year for a new sentencing hearing for a man who was given life without possibility of parole in the 1996 killing of cab driver Michael Hare near Fort Pierre.  A judge granted Paul Dean Jensen, Jr’s request for another sentencing hearing and...
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Marty Jackley 2013 (Courtesy Attorney General's Office)

Jackley: Program Helping in Battle Against Meth

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a system to electronically report the sale of cold medicine is working to block sales to people who might want the product to make the illegal drug methamphetamine. The Legislature this year approved joining the electronic registry run by the National Association of...
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Podium and Chairs

Six Meetings Today through Wednesday on WOTUS and Livestock Risk Management Tools

UNDATED – (DRG News) Three South Dakota agricultural organizations are inviting livestock producers to attend one of six area meetings taking place today through Wednesday. The meetings will focus on livestock risk management tools and the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule that will impact private property rights. Two meetings will be held...
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