South Dakota Perspective to Air Monday, August 11

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Coming up Monday afternoon, its the monthly broadcast of the Dakota News Network program “South Dakota Perspective”. Join us as we welcome two guests to our Pierre studios…Governor Dennis Daugaard and the Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson. Listener questions and comments are always welcome. Send them by email to or...
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Story Correction: Stanley County Man Arrested on Assault Charges

CORRECTION: DRG News incorrectly reported information surrounding an incident that occurred in Stanley County on Tuesday. It was NOT a standoff as we first indicated. A corrected version of Tuesday’s story follows. We apologize for the error. FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Stanley County man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after an incident...
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Consumer Spending in SD Ahead of the Nation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Consumer spending in South Dakota rebounded quickly after the Great Recession ended five years ago, and the state’s recent spending growth was ahead of the national pace. A new U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis report shows that spending jumped 14.9 percent in South Dakota from 2009 through 2012. Consumer...
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SDHP Says Faith Teen Killed in One Vehicle Crash Wednesday Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Faith teen died in a one vehicle rollover crash south of Faith early Wednesday morning.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the one vehicle crash occurred about 2:30 a.m. yesterday morning on Highway 73-a mile south of Faith.  The patrol says 17-year-old Macoy Michael Collins was driving a...
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