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Electrical Malfunction Causes Smoke and Sparks in Room at Pierre Motel

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A defective electrical outlet powering a wall heater caused sparks and smoke in a room at a Pierre hotel yesterday. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says the Pierre Fire Department was called to the Kings Inn about 5:45 p.m. Monday where smoke and sparking was noted near a wall...
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Max Gors (Photo from Isburg Funeral Home Website)

Funeral Services Scheduled for Former Local Judge and Legal Official

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Funeral services have been scheduled for Max Gors. Gors served the area as Magistrate Judge and Circuit Judge-retiring after 15 years as judge in 2006. The 69-year-old Gors died Thursday in Sioux Falls. His career also included time working with the Attorney General’s Office, as an Acting Supreme Court...
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NWS Says Record Lows Matched in Two Locations Monday Morning

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says two locations in central South Dakota matched record temperatures Monday.  A low temperature of -18 degrees below zero was noted at Kennebec Monday morning.  That tied the record of -18 degrees below zero set in 1960.  The Weather Service also says Pierre matched a...
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Suspect Shot by SD Officers Pleads Not Guilty

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A man shot by law officers following a chase in South Dakota last year has pleaded not guilty to several charges. Forty-three-year-old Travis Ross is charged with aggravated assault on law officers, being a felon in possession of a firearm, aggravated eluding and second-offense driving under the influence. He...
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