Pierre Man Arrested for Assault and Reckless Driving

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was taken into custody yesterday for Assault and Reckless Driving charges. About 1:10 p.m. yesterday, Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told that the driver of a vehicle traveling about 50 mph tried to swerve and run over a man who was working near...
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Pierre PD Investigating Vandalism to Three Light Poles Overnight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is investigating three cases of vandalism to light poles. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says three light poles were knocked over in the 1300 block of East Robinson Avenue, the 1200 block of East Erskine Street and at the intersection of Taylor Avenue and Buffalo...
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Storm Prompts Rounds to Change Campaign Plans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A thunderstorm forced Senate candidate Mike Rounds to change his campaign plans on Tuesday, and more bad weather is in the forecast. Rounds started the day in Sioux Falls and was flying to Rapid City when a storm packing large hail prompted him to land in Pierre. His spokesman...
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DOT Says Caution Advised at Intersection of Garfield & Fourth Street/Airport Road

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Staff with South Dakota’s Department of Transportation want to reiterate to drivers that the change in traffic flow on a portion of Pierre’s Garfield Avenue means they should pay greater attention when driving in that area. Yesterday, motorists using the northern portion of Garfield, also known as the Truck...
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