Spring Storm Still Affecting SD Schools, Roads

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Many schools in northern South Dakota are starting late and some are closed for the day in the wake of a spring blizzard that crossed the state. The Monday storm dumped as much as 10 inches of snow in northeastern South Dakota, with lesser but still-significant amounts to the...
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Three Separate Grass/Stubble Fires Dot Parts of Central SD Sunday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Some central South Dakota emergency crews spent their Sunday putting out fires. The Fort Pierre Fire Department was called about 1:15 p.m. to the report that a grass fire was burning about 20-25 miles south of Fort Pierre on Highway 1806 near Lower Brule Farms. Fire Chief Rick Cronin says on arrival, firefighters found...
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Additional State Offices Close Due to Storm in Central South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – Due to the strong winter storm impacting the area, State offices in Central South Dakota will close today, effective immediately. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered the offices in Campbell, Haakon, Hughes, Potter, Stanley, Sully and Walworth counties to close today (Monday), effective immediately. These offices are closing in addition to offices already...
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Mayor Laurie Gill Issues No Travel Advisory For Pierre

(From the City of Pierre) PIERRE, SD – Mayor Laurie R. Gill of Pierre has issued a “No Travel Advisory” within the City limits of Pierre.  According to Mayor Gill the weather conditions have greatly deteriorated,  “Blowing snow and poor visibility coupled with cold temperatures are impacting public safety, therefore I feel it is...
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