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Pennsylvania Man Left Wife to Run Away with Girl, 13. Both Found in SD

CLARION, Pa. (AP) – A district attorney says a western Pennsylvania man jailed in South Dakota awaiting charges that he kidnapped a 13-year-old girl, apparently left his wife to run away with the teen. Clarion County District Attorney Mark Aaron says investigators believe 31-year-old Joshua Baker, of Leeper, was “in a relationship” with the...
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Strong Snow Storm Bears Down on South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A strong spring storm has made travel hazardous in much of South Dakota, shutting down schools, delaying some local elections and hampering construction projects. The National Weather Service has issued various storm advisories, watches and warnings for the state. Forecasters say the storm moving across the Rocky Mountains and...
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Cold Weather Affects Farmers in Eastern SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Continued below normal temperatures limited the ability for fieldwork in eastern portions of South Dakota. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that farmers and ranchers had 3.1 days suitable for fieldwork. Activities included caring for livestock and preparing for spring planting. Winter wheat conditions...
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Feds, SD Chiropractor Association Reach Settlement

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice says it has reached a settlement with a chiropractor association in South Dakota over fixed prices. The department’s Antitrust Division filed a civil lawsuit against Chiropractic Associates Ltd. of South Dakota. The association comprises approximately 80 percent of all practicing chiropractors in the state....
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Teen Charged After One Vehicle Accident in Pierre Early Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teen faces charges after a rollover accident that occurred early Saturday morning.   Pierre Police Captain Dave Panzer says emergency responders were told about a one-vehicle rollover accident near the intersection of Church Street and Nicollet Avenues about 1:15 a.m. Saturday.  When they arrived at the accident site,...
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SD Only State So Far to Pass Guns-in-Schools Law

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is the only state that so far has passed a law allowing school personnel to carry guns in schools, despite the proliferation of such bills in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., massacre. The South Dakota Legislature earlier this year approved a law that would let trained...
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New Exhibit to Open April 20 in Museum of Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new exhibit will debut at the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society later this month.  The exhibit will be called “Furniture: The Fancy and the Functional” and will open in the Marvis T. and Florence Brown Hogen Gallery on April 20.  Museum staff will be on...
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Dakota Radio Group Keeping Website Up-to-Date with Cancellations

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service is calling for a return to winter, as a Winter Storm Warning is in the area forecast from this evening through Wednesday morning.  Please remember that if you want to keep up-to-date on cancellations and postponements as they develop, tune into DRG stations or check...
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Municipal Officials Held Meeting in Akaska Last Week

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) More than 90 municipal officials representing 13 cities gathered last week at the South Dakota Municipal League’s annual District 7 meeting held in Akaska.  Yvonne Taylor, South Dakota Municipal League Executive Director talked during the Tuesday meeting about the outcome of the 2013 Legislative Session and the impact...
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Lewis and Clark’s Sgt. John Ordway “Visiting” April History Book Club Meeting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A key member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition will come to life tonight when the History and Heritage Book Club meets at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.  Sgt. John Ordway will be portrayed by Arch Ellwein at the club’s meeting.  The free event is sponsored by the...
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