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Pierre City Leaders to Gather for Strategic Planning Session Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s City Commission and other city leaders will gather Monday for what has become an annual activity in recent years-a Strategic Planning Session.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says elected officials, leaders of city departments and City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier will gather to look back what was laid out at...
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NWS Looks Back at Weather in Central and NE SD for 2012

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says 2012 was a dry and warm year across central and northeast parts of South Dakota.  Looking back at the year, the weather service says many record highs were broken and drought conditions expanded and worsened.  Average temperatures for the year were from...
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First Baby for 2013 Born at Avera St. Mary’s Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The first baby of 2013 for Avera St. Mary’s Hospital was born three days into the New Year.  Amanda Bacon, Communications Coordinator for Avera St. Mary’s says Maisie Belle Kroger was born yesterday morning, January 3 at 7:40 a.m.  Her parents are Karl and Michelle Kroger of Pierre.  For...
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City Bans May Prompt SD Ban on Texting and Driving

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has repeatedly refused to ban texting while driving, but bans imposed by four cities might prompt lawmakers to look more favorably on the idea. State Sen. Mike Vehle  of Mitchell says he plans once again to introduce a texting ban in the legislative session that opens...
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