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City of Pierre Construction Updates

PIERRE SD – Capitol Avenue – Beginning Tuesday, May 30, Capitol Avenue between Nicollet Avenue and Ree Street will close to allow the street to be rebuilt and underground utilities to be replaced. The road will remain closed to traffic until the project is completed.  The project is expected to be complete in August....
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Pierre Post 8 to Host Memorial Day Program May 29th

PIERRE SD – The American Legion Pierre Post 8 will be hosting this years’ Memorial Day program at T.F. Riggs theater on Monday morning May 29 starting at 10:30am with processional music by the City Band under the direction of Larry Johnson. The program will begin shortly after the music ends or around 11:00am....
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SD Department of Public Safety Officials Encourage Driving Safety during Memorial Day Holiday

PIERRE, S.D. –South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety is encouraging travelers to get this summer off to a safe start. This weekend is not only the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but it is also considered the start of summer. That means more vehicles on the road. “Everybody, it seems, has travel destinations during the...
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“Sisters on the Fly” Campers Will Visit Pierre and Fort Pierre

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD - Oahe Downstream Campground 2 will be a host to a group of Lady campers who are following the Lewis & Clark Trail. Pierre/Ft Pierre will be Stop #4 for this unique group of ladies, “Sisters on the Fly”. They will arrive the evening of Monday May 29th and depart the Morning...
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Ground Breaking for the Hollister Fieldhouse Held Tuesday May 23rd

PIERRE SD – School board members and Riggs Administration were present for the Hollister Fieldhouse Ground Breaking Ceremony on the morning of May 23rd. Superintendent of the Pierre Public School District Dr. Kelly Glodt welcomed everyone and informed that the Fieldhouse project will be a brick building of 6,200 square feet.  The project was made possible thru an anonymous...
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Training Exercise May 25th Miller SD School

MILLER SD – On May 25th there will be a full-scale exercise taking place at the Miller High School. A full-scale exercise is a replication of a realistic incident. It combines the interactivity of the functional exercise with the field elements. The exercise will be a simulation of a partial roof collapse of the...
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Lake Sharpe Walleye Tagging Project Underway

PIERRE,  S.D. -South  Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has a new walleye tagging project underway on  Lake Sharpe. The goal of the project is to learn more about the walleye  population and provide biologists with information to better manage the  fishery. The study  will provide new information regarding angler harvest and exploitation, natural ...
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New Good Earth Visitor Center Highlights Tribal History, Nature

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard joined 300 guests today to celebrate the completion of the visitor center at Good Earth State Park, located five miles southeast of downtown Sioux Falls. The new visitor center, built to highlight the opportunities in the park as well as the tribal history of the area, includes...
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Clinical Study Trial “TAPUR” on Genetics and Cancer

SIOUX FALLS SD – The solution for treating cancer for some patients could lie within their D-N-A. Sanford Health locations in the Dakotas are participating in a clinical  trial known as the “Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry,” or TAPUR study. Doctor Steven Powell, a medical oncologist and principal investigator at Sanford, calls the...
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Work On Pierre Truck Route

PIERRE SD – Duininck Inc. will begin milling and paving work on the Highway 14B truck bypass from the Airport Road intersection to the intersection of Highway 14 in Pierre on Tuesday, May 23. Work will begin with milling the transition areas at the intersections of Airport Road, Southgate Drive, Brookstone Loop and the...
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