Trail of Governors

Trail of Governors Statues Unveiled June 14, 2013

Three new statues were unveiled as part of the Trail of Governors project on June 14, 2013 at the Capitol Rotunda.  Shown below are speeches given by former Governors Frank Farrar, Harvey Wollman and the son of Bill Janklow; Russell Janklow following the statues being shown to the public for the first time. Governor...
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National Guard Logo

SDNG Holds “Dogs on the River” Near Legion Cabin

The South Dakota National Guard’s 200th Engineer Company held “Dogs on the River” on Father’s Day, June 16, 2013 to say thanks to local citizens for the support they give the Guard and the families of Guard members.  Shown below are a few video clips from the event.
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Philip Sign

Philip Leaders Working on Proposed Walk/Bike Trail

KGFX’s Skipper T talked with Trisha Larson of Philip on June 12, 2013 about a proposed walk/bike trail for Philip.  Organizers are looking for in-kind donations and have applied for grant funds to construct the trail.   Plans call for creating trail segments in certain locations around Philip to provide safe routes for walkers,...
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Statue at Fort Pierre Turnout (KGFX Photo)

Sterling Crawley Gets 2nd Place in 2013 MOC in Fort Pierre

Sterling Crawley of Stephenville, Texas was aboard the Korkow Rodeo bronc “Fraid Not” in the championship round of the 2013 Casey Tibbs Match of Champions on June 1.  Shown here is Crawley’s ride, which earned him a score of 85.5 and second prize money of $4,500.
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MOC 2013 Will Smith Chuckulator (Courtesy Photo)

Will Smith Wins 2013 Match of Champions

Will Smith of Marshall, Missouri was the winner of the June 1, 2013 Casey Tibbs Match of Champions.  Smith is shown here riding Chuckulator in what was the final ride of the night.  Smith was awarded $5,500 in prize money for his efforts.
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2013 Wreath Laying at Law Enforcement Memorial

Ceremony Held for Peace Officers Memorial Day

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Fort Pierre Train Depot Coming Down the Hill Near Fort Pierre March 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Fort Pierre Train Depot Returns (Video 2)

DRG was on hand March 19 when the Fort Pierre Train Depot pulled up to a spot near its new foundation.  In this raw video, watch as workers carefully pull the depot off of Highway 83 into the “turnaround” along the road, just yards away from where its new foundation was placed.  The depot...
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Fort Pierre Train Depot Return March 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

The Fort Pierre Train Depot is Back in Town!

The Fort Pierre Train Depot arrived back in Fort Pierre on March 19, 2013 after a 165 mile trip from a Mud Butte ranch that started March 14.  The depot was moved from Fort Pierre to the ranch in the 1960′s after it was sold as surplus.  The rancher, Shirley Miller agreed to give...
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February 5 Interview on Relay for Life

2013 Relay for Life for Hughes and Stanley Counties Set for June 7

The Hughes and Stanley County Relay for Life is set for June 7 and two members of the committee that are working to organize the event visited KGFX February 5.  Here, Jeri Thomas interviews Jessica Stange-Team Development Co-Chair and Lena Buschbom-Event Co-Chair about the 2013 kick off and this summer’s fundraiser.
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Photo from So God Made a Farmer Ad February 4, 2013

Ram Trucks Super Bowl Commercial Featuring Paul Harvey’s So God Made a Farmer

As seen during the Super Bowl on February 3, 2013, here is the Dodge Ram commercial featuring Paul Harvey’s “So God Made a Farmer” story.
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