Local Citizens Touring New Stanley County Elementary Building January 5, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Stanley County School Board President Says New School an Important Key to Overall Education for Students-Old K-2 Elementary to be Torn Down in Coming Weeks

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The President of Stanley County’s School Board told those gathered at a ribbon cutting and open house for the district’s new elementary in Fort Pierre that the new facility means a lot for the district and for the future of the community.  Sarah Carter offered some thoughts at...
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Officials with Stanley County School District, SD's Education Secretary and Fort Pierre's Mayor gather with two elementary students to officially cut the ribbon and mark the opening of the district's new elementary Sunday.

Ribbon Cutting and Open House Held for New Stanley County Elementary Sunday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Sunday brought a ribbon cutting and open house for the new Stanley County Elementary building in Fort Pierre.   Ground was broken for the building just over 14 months ago-on October 23, 2012.   Yesterday’s ribbon cutting was held in the building’s gym and featured comments from South Dakota’s Education...
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Pierre Fire Department Logo (KGFX Photo)

Pierre Fire Department Called to Report of Fire Beneath a Trailer Home

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department spent a few hours yesterday at the site of what was initially reported as a trailer home fire.  Cory Hoffrogge, Assistant Deputy Chief says the department was called to the home in the 2500 block of East Irwin Sunday afternoon about 2:00 p.m.  He...
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Pierre Man Hurt in Wednesday Fire Listed in Critical Condition

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An official at a St. Paul, Minnesota hospital indicates that a Pierre man who sustained injuries in a fire last Wednesday is in critical condition this morning.  The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1319 West Capitol and started on the main floor of the home-around furniture...
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