Monthly Archives: February 2021

Oahe Capitals Begin Final Weekend

Although tied in points for first place, the Oahe Capitals can’t just win out and be league champions of the 2020-2021 season. The Caps will need some help in the Brookings Rangers losing in any fashion to clinch the league title. The three game weekend begins with two tough games against the third and fourth…read more »

KCCR Farm, Home And Sports Show This Weekend At Ramkota In Pierre

PIERRE — The 49th Annual KCCR Farm, Home and Sports show begins this weekend at the Ramkota River Center in Pierre. The two day vendor show will feature over 80 vendors with a wide variety of areas from home improvement, farm, outdoor recreation and many more. The KCCR Farm, Home and Sports Show is the…read more »

Drought Conditions Expand Across Western South Dakota

PIERRE — Severe drought conditions are now being depicted across a large section of western South Dakota. The U-S Drought Monitor map now shows D-2 Severe drought west of a line from Ipswich, to Fort Pierre to Kadoka. Extreme drought has been removed from southern Oglala Lakota County but remains in southeast South Dakota in…read more »

Rounds And Thune Back Federal Support For Local Processors

ONIDA — South Dakota Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds along with several co-sponsors have reintroduced the Strengthening Local Processing Act. The bill provides federal support for America’s small meat and poultry processors. Brock  Aspelin of Brock’s Butcher Block in Onida, South Dakota is encouraged by the measure and says that demand for meat grew…read more »

State Wrestling Continues, Day 1 Recap

The first day of the state wrestling tournament has finished as the Pierre Governors, Stanley County Buffaloes and Sully Buttes Chargers continue into a busy Friday looking to find a place match on Saturday. For the Sully Buttes Chargers, Chase Yellowhawk lost his match by fall to the top ranked wrestler in the 138 as…read more »

Man Killed In Hughes County Crash Wednesday

BLUNT — A 68 year-old man died Wednesday in a two vehicle crash in Hughes County. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was driving his 2000 Ford Ranger north on 314th have when he failed to yield at the intersection with 198th Street. The Ranger then struck a westbound 2015 G-M-C Sierra driven…read more »

Buffalo Boys End Regular Season in Bowdle

After a strong win on Monday over Miller, the Stanley County Buffaloes will be in Bowdle tonight to face the North Central Thunder in the final game of the regular season. The Buffs have won two in a row and three of four heading into tonight with the showdown looming next week with Mobridge-Pollock in…read more »

Fort Pierre Man Pleas Guilty To Shooting Dog And Drunken High Speed Chase

FORT PIERRE — A Fort Pierre man pleads guilty to aggravated eluding, driving under the influence and having a loaded gun while intoxicated. Stanley County States Attorney Thomas P Maher says 26 year-old Wyatt Lane Myers entered the pleas Tuesday in Fort Pierre. Maher says Stanley County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the South Dakota…read more »