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PFD Called to Check Out Electric Malfunction in Pierre Home Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the Pierre Fire Department spent about 45 minutes at a Pierre home yesterday following reports that the resident was hearing popping sounds and seeing light smoke coming from near the front entrance of the structure. The PFD’s Cory Hoffrogge says firefighters were summoned to 323 South Jackson...
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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Assault & Firearms Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to spend a total of 20 years in prison-in addition to a 25 year sentence he received in Hughes County last week. 28-year-old Jason Garreau appeared at the federal courthouse in Pierre yesterday to hear his punishment for a...
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Hughes County Finance Officer Says Vote Center Locations Worked Well

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Hughes County voters used new Vote Centers for the first time in yesterday’s primary election. The vote centers replaced the previous “precinct-based” voting locations and the polling places at seven places in the county gave citizens the chance to cast their ballot at the closest location. Hughes County Finance...
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Pierre Voters Say Yes to Occupancy Tax for City Lodging Establishments

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre voters expressed their support Tuesday for an Occupancy Tax. Residents of the Capital City gave overwhelming approval to the tax-to be imposed at ten hotels in town that have 25 or more rooms. Just over 2,600 people-or about 80% of voters said yes to the tax. 682 residents...
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