SD Agency Looks at Boost in Hunting, Fishing Fees

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is considering whether to raise hunting and fishing license fees. State Wildlife Director Tony Leif tells the Sioux Falls Argus Leader that the costs of running the department have increased 18 percent since license fees were last raised in 2005. Leif...
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Water Leak Leading to Hydrant Will Result in Work at Pierre Intersection Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) City of Pierre Water Department crews will be working next week near the corner of Highland Avenue and Pleasant Drive after a line to a fire hydrant there began leaking this morning. Lynn Patton of the city says the leak was isolated from the main to a hydrant at...
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SD Veteran’s Park Dedication Comes to Chamberlain This Afternoon

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. – (DRG News) Today brings a dedication for the South Dakota Veterans Park-located next to the South Dakota Hall of Fame at Chamberlain. The idea to build a park in honor of all veterans came about last year and work started on the park property on May 1. Tom Davis is one...
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KGFX Hometown Tour to Make Stop in Midland September 12

MIDLAND, S.D. – (DRG News) The next broadcast for the KGFX Hometown Tour is coming up Wednesday, September 12 as the Dakota Cruiser will bring Dorene Foster and Jeri Thomas to Midland!! We’ll talk with several guests including representatives of Second Century Development-who will discuss their upcoming Midland Markets-September 14 & 21. We’ll also...
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Saturday Brings Game Meat Food Drive to Feeding SD Food Bank in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A special event will be held tomorrow to help the hungry in South Dakota. A food drive will be conducted Saturday by Feeding South Dakota, Sportsmen Against Hunger, South Dakota Wildlife Federation and the local High Plains Wildlife Association. The “Clean Out Your Freezer” game meat food drive will...
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SDDOT Says Hay to be Removed from State Highway Right of Way Before October 1

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Transportation is asking for the cooperation of state producers in making sure that processed hay is removed from highway right of ways. Hay must be removed from the right of way within 30 days of being processed or no later than October 1-according to...
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Taking More Orders for Conrad’s Clan T-shirts/Some Pre-Ordered Shirts Now at Wells Fargo

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) On August 1 of this year, Conrad Adam of Pierre was diagnosed with Osteo Sarcoma in his left femur. Conrad is a junior at Riggs High School and the son of Karl and Joan Adam. Conrad has begun 29 weeks of Chemotherapy. In support of the Adam family, the...
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Fire Destroys Wounded Knee Massacre Museum in SD

WALL, S.D. (AP) – An electrical fire has destroyed a museum in South Dakota dedicated to the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Rapid City Journal reports that the Sunday fire burned 80 percent of the building in the town of Wall along with the 30 exhibits inside. Museum...
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Drought Conditions Worsen in South Dakota

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota State University officials say drought conditions have worsened in South Dakota as hot, dry weather returned last week after a brief period of cooler temperatures. SDSU Extension Climate Field Specialist Laura Edwards says the latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows parts of southeastern South Dakota in exceptional drought, the...
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SD Hall of Fame Induction Starting Today

OACOMA, S.D. (AP) – Ten more people will be inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame during a two-day event starting Friday in Chamberlain. Hall of Fame officials say the honorees have contributed to the development and heritage of South Dakota. They’ll be inducted during an event at the South Dakota Hall of...
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