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Pierre Elk’s Lodge to Hold Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Governor’s Residence Lawn Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Elk’s Lodge #1953 will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn of the South Dakota Governor’s Residence this Sunday. The traditional Easter event has been held for several years. Steve Wegman, who is the Chairperson for the hunt, says this year will be the 59th...
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HPSA to Hold Events Throughout the Summer Along Portions of Pierre Street

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Historic Pierre Street Association will be holding an event next month that will kick off a series of summer activities being held for businesses that line one of the city’s main thoroughfares. Historic Pierre Street Association’s Denise Gehring says the morning of May 5 will be the day...
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Rawlins Municipal Library Celebrating National Library Week Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Rawlins Municipal Library will take part in next week’s “National Library Week”. Library Director Beverly Lewis says during the week, the library will celebrate 107 years of public library service in Pierre. They are planning special activities, displays and new titles-starting Monday. One of the activities includes a guessing...
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Fort Pierre Candidate Forum to be Held Tonight as City Prepares for Tuesday Election

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Tonight brings a Fort Pierre Candidate Forum, as the city prepares for Tuesday’s elections. Residents in Fort Pierre will vote for their candidate of choice for Mayor and will fill two city council seats. Tonight’s candidate forum is being held at the AmericInn in Fort Pierre and is...
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Street Closure in Central Pierre/Construction Work Underway Near Sioux and Adams

PIERRE, S.D. – (From the City of Pierre and Construction and Operations Manager Lynn Patton) Pleasant Drive will be closed today for storm sewer inlet construction between Huron Avenue and Pierre Street. The closure starts at 8:15 a.m. and will continue until the work is completed today. Traffic will be allowed to access the...
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Fewer Black Hills Elk Licenses for 2012

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is issuing fewer Black Hills elk licenses for the 2012 season but is stopping short of granting requests for a moratorium on all antlerless tags. Commissioners finalized the Black Hills elk hunting season Wednesday, setting license levels at 395 any elk and...
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Department of Energy Officials Tour Sanford Lab

LEAD, S.D. (AP) – Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy recently visited the Sanford Lab to learn about laboratory’s progress and operations. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that Michael Procario and Eli Rosenberg with the Department of Energy toured the Sanford Lab facilities Monday. The tour included a look at the surface lab...
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Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to DUI-3rd and Failure to Report Accident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Lower Brule man pled guilty to two charges that resulted from a March accident in Pierre. 27-year-old Brian Byington was indicted on charges of DUI-3rd and Failure to Report an Accident after a crash that occurred in Pierre on March 12. In court yesterday, he pled guilty to...
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Pierre Man to Go to Trial After Pleading Not Guilty to Rape and Kidnapping

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man who was indicted on rape and kidnapping charges has pled not guilty to the crimes. 47-year-old Antoine LaDeaux Jr. was indicted on the felony charges last month. He was arrested March 9 after an 18-year-old Pierre female said she wasn’t allowed to leave a residence and...
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Pierre’s Mayor: Consumers Should Check Airfares to Denver and Minneapolis from Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s Mayor reminds citizens of a website that offers information on airfares to Minneapolis and Denver from Pierre. On Monday, Great Lakes Airlines announced that a 6:00 a.m. and 12:18 p.m. departure is being offered from Pierre to Minneapolis and departure times are 7:32 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. to...
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