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2 Young Cowboys Kick Off the School Year “The Cowboy Way”

PIERRE SD – Two young cousins ventured out this morning on a bit of a horse back ride that consists of 42 miles of fresh air and green grass – “just because they wanted to” – before school starts for them tomorrow. Sully Paxton age 14 who’s parents are Eric and Helen and Walker West age...
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Anderson Clothing Store to Close in Pierre Next Month

PIERRE SD – Anderson Clothing in Pierre is closing their doors Sept 6-10th. Owner Mike Geisler announced that he is closing the business that has been in operation in Pierre for several decades. Anderson’s will have sales on their current inventory until September. Hours are Mon -Friday 9-8, Saturday’s 9-6 and Sundays 11-5 There was...
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Grand Jury Indicts Five in SD on Marijuana, Meth Charges

MOBRIDGE SD – Five people were indicted on drug charges by a Walworth County Grand Jury on August 7th. Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison stated the arrests are extremely troubling as they are not only for distribution, but distribution to juveniles ranging from 13 to 18 years old. Jordan Seth Whirlwind 18, Mobridge faces...
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No August Management Take For Canada Geese in Eastern South Dakota for 2017

PIERRE, S.D. –The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department would like to remind waterfowl hunters that the August Management Take season for Canada geese is limited to the area of Pennington County, west of the Cheyenne River. That season runs from Aug. 19 – Aug. 31.  All areas in eastern South Dakota are...
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No One Hurt When Pickup Crashes into Bank in Chamberlain

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – No one was injured when a man drove his pickup truck through the front of a bank in Chamberlain. Police tell The Daily Republic that half of the man’s vehicle ended up parked inside Great Western Bank on Monday afternoon, but no one inside was hurt. Authorities are treating the...
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Storm Water Improvement Put to Test in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – In March, the City of Pierre committed to improving storm water drainage in southeast Pierre.  In early August, the drainage project was completed. Yesterday, the improvement successfully mitigated localized flooding near the PILC (Pierre Indian Learning Center) campus. Pierre City Engineer John Childs says that Monday’s massive downpour tested the project....
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Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Pierre and Fort Pierre Monday Morning

PIERRE SD – Yesterday’s fast, quick rain caused flooding in Pierre and Fort Pierre with issues of stalled vehicles and flooding of businesses and homes. Reports of 1 or 2 inches in various areas of both towns, flooded the streets and made driving difficult.  Vehicles became stalled and those that were parked had water up to...
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Work Scheduled Today for Paving in Pierre

PIERRE SD – South Dakota Department of Transportation crews are scheduled to pave in central Pierre today,  Tuesday, August 22. Crews plan to pave Pleasant Avenue (U.S. Highway 14) from Pierre Street, (just north of the railroad bridge), east to Euclid Avenue. Work will begin after 8 a.m. and continue throughout the day. One...
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Hit and Run Leads to Numerous Other Charges for 59 Year Old Man In Pierre SD

PIERRE SD – Statement Released by Pierre Police Captain Jason Jones : On Thursday August 17 at 6:50 pm officers received a report of a hit and run vehicle collision in the McDonald’s parking lot. A license plate was identified of the suspect vehicle leaving the scene. Later in the evening, officers made follow...
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Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary of “Born To Buck” Documentary

FORT PIERRE SD – 50 years ago, Casey Tibbs made a documentary to drive more than 300 bucking horses 120 miles from the Lower Brule Native American Reservation to Fort Pierre. Tibbs wrote, produced, directed and starred in the movie “Born to Buck” which included some of the wildest riding ever filmed back then....
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