Pierre Man Arrested After Friday Night Incident at Pierre Apartment

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested late Friday night in Pierre for two offenses-including Burglary. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says 30-year-old Cole Dillon was taken into custody Friday about 11:45 p.m. on allegations that he kicked in an apartment door at a location on Flag Mountain Drive-causing about $300...
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Pierre School Board Gives Final Okay for Purchase of Washington School

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s School Board on Friday officially accepted a bid for the purchase of one of the district’s elementary schools-and changed the closing date for land for a new school building. The board met on Friday morning and Business Manager Darla Mayer said they decided to back up the closing...
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Hughes County Sheriff Talks About NSA Winter Meeting and Service as Group’s President

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A South Dakota Sheriff who leads the National Sheriffs’ Association was part of the group’s recent Winter Meeting held in Washington, D.C. late last month. Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt is the current president of the NSA and attended the meeting, which was held January 20-25. Leidholt says the...
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NWS Recaps January Weather for Central and NE SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says January was an extreme month in parts of central and northeast South Dakota.  January brought temperature extremes, very strong winds, blizzards, and wind chill events.    Highs were in the 40’s and 50’s with lows in the teens and 20’s below zero.  The average temperatures...
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