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Totals Are in For the 12th Annual Tyler Wilcox “Guns and Hoses” Blood Drive

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD  – The last three days the competition for the fire fighters and police was a close one each day, but the Hoses were victorious once again this year defeating the Guns by one unit. The final tally: Hoses 160 and Guns 159. Senior Donor Recruitment Rep Abbie Titze stated that 319 units were...
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Oahe Habitat for Humanity Now Accepting Applications

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – Oahe Habitat for Humanity is accepting home applications for the 2017 home build.  The family must be willing and able to help with all phases of building the home, must have a good credit rating, must have an annual income in the range of $30,000 to $50,000 depending on the...
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Audit Questions Tribe’s Spending of $1.4M in Grant Money

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A government watchdog office says a Native American tribe in South Dakota misspent or couldn’t account for roughly $1.4 million in federal grant funds for a rural water system. The Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General released a report Wednesday saying that the Lower Brule Sioux tribe claimed $1.44 million...
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Local Lewis and Clark Group Holds Annual Meeting Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – One of the most active Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation chapters in the nation holds its annual meeting Thursday, Dec. 8, in Pierre. Members of the “Encounters on the Prairie” chapter, along with the general public, are invited to attend the meeting which starts at 7 p.m. Thursday in the...
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3rd and Final Day of the 12th Annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial Blood Drive at the Fort Pierre Fire Hall

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – Today is the last day of the 12th Annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial “Guns and Hoses” blood drive at the Fort Pierre Fire Hall and they are waiting for walk ins to help them reach their goal. The process is simple says Senior Donor Recruiter Abbie Titze       Yesterday the...
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Attorney General’s Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Lake Norden

PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Lake Norden Police Department, is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at approximately 5:37 a.m. Lake Norden PD responded to a call to service at a residence located at 411...
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19th Annual Pie Day Scheduled for Saturday December 10th

PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the 19th Annual Pie Day will be held on Saturday, December 10th. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Capitol building in Pierre. “I want to extend an invitation to the 19th Annual Pie Day. It is the perfect opportunity to take in...
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Nation marks 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

PIERRE SD – The 75th Anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor is today. Thousands were expected to attend the ceremony this morning at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii with ceremonies at Kilo Pier and Hickam Air Force Base also. Not too many Veterans are around to tell the story of Pearl Harbor but DRG news...
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Names Released In Brush Lake Hunting Incident and Search Suspended

ARLINGTON SD – The search has been suspended for a missing duck hunter on Brush Lake, south of Arlington.  One hunter’s body was recovered Monday night. Two brothers had gone duck hunting from a boat on Brush Lake.  The two went hunting at about 2:00 p.m. and were expected back by 6:00 p.m. When...
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City Administrator Schochenmaier Announces June Retirement

PIERRE SD – Pierre City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier announced that he will retire next summer. Schochenmaier, who has served as the City Administrator for more than a decade, will leave the post June 30, 2017. “I greatly enjoy serving the people of Pierre,” said Schochenmaier.  “That made my decision to retire a difficult one, but it’s...
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