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Fort Pierre Council Approves Mowing & Trimming Plan from Civic Pride Committee

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre City Council acted Monday on a recommendation to begin mowing and trimming the U.S. Highway 83 and Highway 14 right of way through the city.  The Fort Pierre Civic Pride Committee brought the suggestion to the council and it was approved earlier this week.  The...
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DOH Says Pertussis Cases Increasing in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Health officials say the number of pertussis cases in South Dakota is on the rise. The Department of Health says that while the state saw 67 cases last year, 29 have been reported in the first five months of 2014. Pertussis is also known as whooping cough. It’s a highly...
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SD Supreme Court Frees Lodge From Tax Burden

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court has freed a hunting lodge near Agar from taxes imposed after a Department of Revenue audit. The high court decision states that food, beverages and ammunition purchased by the Paul Nelson Farm for resale to customers did not qualify for tax and interest. The disputed...
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Former SD Legislator James ‘Jack’ Jones Dies at 87

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says former South Dakota legislator James “Jack” Jones has died. Daugaard says Jones, of Miller, died Wednesday, at age 87. Jones served from 1987 to 1988 in the South Dakota House of Representatives. Daugaard has ordered flags lowered to half-staff at the Capitol on Tuesday, the day...
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