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Dakota Western Heritage Festival Organizers Prepared for Another Great Fall Event

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Mid-September will once again bring another Dakota Western Heritage Festival to Fort Pierre and Pierre. With less than two months to go before the September 12-14 event, organizers have put together another solid list of entertainers, demonstrators and exhibitors. Gary Heintz, who is one of the organizers for the...
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Municipal Pool in Pierre to Reopen Today After Chlorine Odor Caused Early Closure

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Outdoor Swimming Pool was closed for a time yesterday after an issue involving an excessive chlorine odor developed in the pool’s warming house.    The Pierre Fire Department responded to the pool yesterday just after three o’clock.  Pierre’s Fire Chief Ian Paul says an overpowering chlorine odor resulted in...
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Woman Injured by Gunshot in What is Believed to be an Accidental Shooting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A woman is being treated for gunshot wounds following a shooting that occured early this morning north of Pierre.  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says the Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about 4:50 a.m. this morning on Linnell Street in the Spring Creek area where it was reported...
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City Notes Limited Ways to Access Opera House During Work on Upper Pierre Street

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With the start later this week of the Pierre Players production of South Pacific, the public is being reminded that the options for those entering the Grand Opera House will be limited.  A major infrastructure project has been underway on upper Pierre Street in recent weeks and has resulted...
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