News

South Dakota Pulse Processors Logo

South Dakota Pulse Processors, LLC to Hold Investor Meetings Starting Next Week

HARROLD, S.D. Р(DRG News) South Dakota Pulse Processors will hold investor meetings across the state-starting next week. A series of the meetings in early to mid-September will be held in central South Dakota so area producers can get the first chances to become investors in South Dakota’s first pulse processing facility. SDPP plans...
Keep Reading »
Pierre High School Homecoming 2011

Homecoming Candidates Chosen for Riggs High School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2012 Homecoming Candidates for Riggs High School were announced yesterday. Seniors who were chosen by their classmates as candidates are Anna Bondy, Megan Feller, Rachel Hartmann, Taylor Hyde, Kristi Livermont, Carson Eisenbeisz, Zach Hanson, Matt Monfore, Kyle Sarringar and Austin Wagner. Coronation will be coming up in just...
Keep Reading »
Dakota Lakes Research Farm Logo

Wheat Production Tour to be Held Wednesday at DLRF Near Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A 2012 Wheat Production Tour will be held tomorrow at the Dakota Lakes Research Farm near Pierre. Some of the tour presenters include SDSU Winter Wheat Breeder Dr. Bill Berzonsky, SDSU Extension Entomologist Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, SDSU Plant Pathology Field Specialist Bob Fanning and Dakota Lakes Research Farm Manager...
Keep Reading »
Larry Long

Next Presiding Judge Named in SD’s Largest Circuit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former attorney general Larry Long has been named the next presiding judge in South Dakota’s largest judicial circuit. South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson announced the appointment in the Second Judicial Circuit on Tuesday. Long will move into the position when Presiding Judge Kathleen Caldwell retires in...
Keep Reading »
Smoke from August 28 Plane Crash

Small Plane Crash Kills One Person This Morning at Pierre Regional Airport

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One person died this morning after a single engine aircraft crashed while taking off from the Pierre Regional Airport. Pierre Airport Manager Mike Isaacs says that the crash was reported about 9:45 a.m. this morning and occurred as the smaller general aviation aircraft was taking off on one of...
Keep Reading »
Fruit

Fruits and Veggies Get State Push in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Federal officials say South Dakotans don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables, and state officials are trying to change that. The state Health Department is spending $24,000 to air 30-second TV commercials aimed at cajoling state residents to eat better. State Nutritionist Kristin Biskeborn tells the Argus Leader newspaper (http://argusne.ws/To5Vc1...
Keep Reading »
River

SD Criticizes Proposed Charge for Missouri River Water

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials are urging the Army Corps of Engineers to scrap its plan to charge for water taken from the Missouri River. In a letter submitted to a Corps of Engineers hearing, Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the plan is unfair because it would violate the state’s right to manage...
Keep Reading »
Sunshine

Drought Conditions Persist in SD Over Past Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Hot weather and a lack of rainfall over the past week have hurt the quality of crops in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that temperatures reached into the 90s and even surpassed 100 in some areas. The report says drought conditions...
Keep Reading »
Oglala Sioux Housing Authority Ribbon Cutting August 2012

USDA, Oglala Sioux Tribe Dedicate New Building

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Oglala Sioux Tribe have dedicated a new building on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to help the tribe’s housing authority. The new 13,500-square-foot building will house the administration offices for the Oglala Sioux Housing Authority. The energy-efficient building was funded...
Keep Reading »
George McGovern

McGovern Giving Up Homes in Mitchell, Florida

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern is giving up his homes in Mitchell and in Florida to spend more time near family in Sioux Falls, where he also has a home. The former South Dakota U.S. senator who turned 90 last month grew up in Mitchell and spent a lot...
Keep Reading »