PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) About 600 utility customers in Pierre were impacted by a power outage yesterday morning. Utilities Director Brad Palmer says the outage was first reported around 10:10 a.m. Wednesday. He says the power was out from the Ash Substation to southeast Pierre and from Madison Avenue to Hayes Avenue. Power was restored in the impacted area by about 11:00 a.m. yesterday morning and Palmer says the outage was caused by a short in an underground line near Jefferson and Park Avenues.
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