Blizzard and Rain Erase Drought Conditions in SD

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota State University climate specialist says the blizzard that hit western South Dakota two weeks ago and subsequent rains have erased drought conditions in the state. Laura Edwards says the drought monitor map shows only lingering abnormally dry conditions in some areas. Edwards say that since the beginning...
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Free Meal and Information Available to Ranch Families

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Several organizations are hosting gatherings for western South Dakota ranch families who have to rebuild from the loss of livestock from the early fall blizzard. They’ll be held in Union Center, Faith and New Underwood and will include a free meal and information about resources available. Groups that plans...
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Presho Man Gets 25 Years for Kidnapping Daughter

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Presho man has been sentenced to the maximum of 25 years in state prison for kidnapping his 10-year-old daughter in August 2012 and abusing her. Attorney General Marty Jackley says 36-year-old Clint James Brown was sentenced Friday for aggravated assault-domestic abuse and being a habitual offender. Brown was sentenced...
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Pheasant Frenzy Starts this Saturday

MOBRIDGE, S.D  – (DRG News)  Dakota Radio Group’s Pheasant Frenzy starts this Saturday October 19th as the hunting season opens.  A total of 50 birds will be released on various public lands in Walworth County.  Each bird will be wearing a red band bearing a number on it When a hunter obtains one of the...
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Pheasant Coffee Talks and Banquet

MOBRIDGE, SD – DRG News (KOLY) – Pheasants Forever biologists Ben Lardy and Mike Blaalid will be in Mobridge October 23rd and will be hosting “Pheasant Coffee Talks.” This event will be at The Grand Oasis Restaurant from 8 AM to 10AM. The discussions, sponsored by local Pheasants Forever chapters, will focus on habitat...
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Eureka’s Annual Fireman’s Steak Fry

EUREKA, SD  (KOLY) – This Saturday, October 19th, the Eureka Firemen will be holding their annual “Fireman’s Steak Fry” at the fire hall.  This annual event is held to raise money for the department.  Serving starts at 5PM. According to Jordan Opp, they have an attendance of around 800 people.  They serve around 600...
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Groundbreaking Held Thursday for New SD Pulse Processors at Harrold

HARROLD, S.D. – (DRG News) Thursday brought the groundbreaking for what will be the state’s first pulse crop plant.  South Dakota Pulse Processors LLC is bringing the facility to a plot of land on the west edge of Harrold.  Yesterday’s groundbreaking featured comments from Governor Dennis Daugaard, the President of the Pierre Economic Development...
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First Lady Reads to Groups of Young Children at Oahe Child Development Center in Pierre Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) First Lady Linda Daugaard visited the Oahe Child Development Center in Pierre yesterday to read to two different groups of children at the facility.  Her visits were part of Head Start Awareness Month.  The First Lady read three selections yesterday morning; The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss, Are You...
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Central Dakota Outdoors to Debut Tomorrow on KGFX and KOLY!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) We hope you can tune in tomorrow as two stations that are part of the Dakota Radio Group begin broadcasting a new program…Central Dakota Outdoors!  The radio show will be carried on 1060-AM KGFX and 1300-KOLY each Saturday morning and features as host-KGFX’s morning man Scott Lane.  Lane, who...
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Pierre Man Could Face New Charge for Damaging Cell at Jail-Following Sentencing for Previous Crimes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man, who was sentenced on Tuesday in a Fort Pierre courtroom for Simple Assault on a Law Officer, now faces the possibility of additional charges-after authorities say he broke a sprinkler in his cell at the Hughes County Jail.  Stanley County States Attorney Tom P. Maher says 32-year-old...
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