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Call Line Activated for Citizens with State Government Issues

PIERRE, S.D. – (From the South Dakota Department of Public Safety) With state government offices closed because of the spring storm, a call center has been activated for citizens with urgent questions of state agencies. As always, citizens with an emergency should call 911. Citizens with urgent calls regarding state government offices may call...
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Pierre Officials Advise Residents to Continue to Avoid Parking on ESR’s as Streets Get Plowed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre would like to remind everyone that the City is still ordering NO PARKING on the marked Emergency Snow Routes even though the plows may have previously been by. City crews will continue to work on keeping the Emergency Snow Routes open for travel.  The City...
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South Dakota State Government Offices To Close At Noon CDT

PIERRE, S.D. – (From Governor Dennis Daugaard’s Office)  State government offices in South Dakota will close today at 12 p.m. CDT (11 a.m. MDT) due to worsening weather conditions statewide. Essential services, including the Emergency Operations Center, will remain open.  State employees who have not been able to reach work due to the severe weather...
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Speedy Claims Sought Through U.S. Forest Service for Fire-Stricken Ranchers

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s U.S. senators are pressing the U.S. Forest Service to make speedy payments to landowners affected by a grassland fire on the Dakotas border. The Pautre Fire in southwestern North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota late last week began as a 130-acre controlled burn on the Grand River National...
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