FEMA Teams Surveying Blizzard, Flood Damage in SD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working in western South Dakota to document the damage caused by an Oct. 4 blizzard. The storm dumped up to 4 feet of snow in the region, cutting power to about 30,000 customers, killing tens of thousands of cattle, and damaging...
Keep Reading »
Grain Bin with Propane Tank Near

More Truckers Take Aim at Midwest Propane Shortage

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A major distributor of propane in the Midwest says it’s bringing in truckers from around the country to try to tackle a shortage of the gas in the region. CHS Inc. propane marketing manager Matt Kumm tells The Forum that peak harvesting times usually are staggered throughout the Midwest,...
Keep Reading »
4-H Logo

Huron to Help With Razing of 4-H Hall at Fair

HURON, S.D. (AP) – The building that housed 4-H exhibits and competitions at the South Dakota State Fair since the 1950′s is coming down. KOKK-AM reports Huron City commissioners approved a request to help with the demolition of Clover Hall by providing a dump truck and pay-loader and waiving landfill fees. State Fair Manager...
Keep Reading »
Mount Rushmore Quarter Released in SD October 30, 2013

New Mount Rushmore Quarter to be Released

KEYSTONE, S.D. (AP) – The Shrine of Democracy will soon fit in your pocket. The new Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter will be released Nov. 6 at a ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Custer. Collectors will be able to swap cash for $10 rolls of the new quarter and buy uncirculated Mount...
Keep Reading »