Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

Capitals Rally for First Round State Tournament Win

   BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Pierre-Ft. Pierre Capitals boys varsity hockey team rallied for a 7-5 win over the Huron All Stars in the opening game of the State High School Varsity boys hockey tournament in Brookings Friday afternoon. Austin Wagner erupted for 5 goals including the game winner at 9:07 of the third period. Wagner scored twice in the first period and added 3 more in the third period. …

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SD Highway Patrol Dog Retires After 11 Years

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol is retiring its explosive-sniffing Belgian sheepdog. Jet started his career with the Highway Patrol in 2003 as a police service dog trained to detect odors of different compounds that could be used to construct explosive devices. Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Craig Price says Jet has been used to sweep through the State Capitol building and other locations. He also helped to …

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Meeting Held Thursday for City of Pierre’s Go Green and Clean Campaign Activities

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) “Earth Awareness Week” will be noted in April in Pierre and a meeting was held Thursday to lay out plans for the week and to plan similar clean-up and beautification efforts in the months that follow.  Earth Awareness Week will be held April 21-27 and is part of Pierre’s “Go Green and Clean” campaign.  People filled the commission room at Pierre City Hall Thursday morning …

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Rawlins Municipal Library to Hold 108th Birthday Celebration Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This weekend brings an anniversary that will mark the start of public library services for Pierre.  Rawlins Library will host an event Sunday to note 108 years since the Pierre Carnegie Library opened to the public.  Library Director Beverly Lewis says there will be historical displays which will include photos and details about library patrons and supporters from throughout the years.  Lewis says library services …

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